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What is Cornea ?
Cornea is a clear transplant avascular outermost coat of eye. It plays a key role in eye vision. About 2/3 (two thirds) of eye focussing power is provided by cornea. Any disease that affects its transparency, vascularity or curvature causes problem in vision.
FAQs for Cornea Treatment in Delhi
Types of cornral conditions are:
a) Keratitis- inflamation redness and swelling of the cornea
b) Dry eyes- happens when eyes don’t make enough tears to stay wet
c) Corneal dystrophies- cause cloudy vision when material builds on the cornea
Yes, it can be treated – by laser surgery in which is used to treat scarring with uv light and secondly CORNEAL TRANSPLANT SURGERY where the damaged portion of cornea is replaced by donated cornea.
Minor corneal abrasions heals quickly, more serious wounds take longer to heal and can cause irritation, pain tearing or redness.
Yes , it can recover from minor injuries on its own. If it is scratched, healthy cells slide over quickly and patch the injury.