The cornea is located at the dome-shaped front window of your eye. It offers about 2/3rd of the focusing power of the eye. It offers a clear window which is the key to achieving a good vision. It offers protection to the remaining part of the eye from dust, germs, and harmful pollutants. We at Tyagi Eye Hospital offer surgical and medical care services for many external, corneal, and eye-related diseases. We have a team of highly trained ophthalmologists who will manage the services at the most affordable prices.
The corneal ulcer happens to be the open sore present within the cornea. It occurs due to infection, which can be viral, fungal, or bacterial. The ulcer is found to be located in the central part of the cornea. It impacts the vision. Infections that will develop within the cornea can be due to injury, dryness, contact lens overuse, and trauma. It results in watering, redness, and pain in the eye, which can be extremely severe. The ulcers need intensive treatment for the duration of 2-3 months. there will be the formation of pus, leading to the perforation of the cornea.
LASIK or Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis happens to be the kind of refractive laser eye surgery process that cornea specialists conduct. The Photo Refractive keratectomy (PRK) or Epilasik is the suitable alternative in certain cases in which you cannot perform LASIK due to certain safety considerations.
Corneal Transplantation and PTK
Our eye specialists have several years of experience in offering PTK services. Phototherapeutic keratectomy or PTK is the excimer laser-based therapeutic technique conducted due to different conditions, such as recurrent corneal erosions and corneal dystrophies. It plays an integral role in improving the vision. Moreover, it provides relief from painful red eyes recurrent episodes. Thus, they help delay the cornea transplantation needs. To avail of more information on our cornea services, you can call us today.