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Corneal Diseases

The cornea is the transparent window covering the front part of the eye. It focuses light on the retina for clear vision. It is so clear that you may not even realize it is there. The cornea is like a watch glass that covers the inner structures of the eye like the iris, pupil and lens.

The Disha Corneal Service comprises of a dynamic team of Cornea sub-specialty Ophthalmologists who are skilled in the latest medical and surgical care of patients with corneal, external eye and anterior segment diseases. Tertiary referral services are provided for both local and international patients from various countries with these conditions.

Diseases managed by us include-

  • Infectious Keratitis/ Corneal Ulcers
  • Ocular Surface Disorders including Dry Eyes
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Collagen Cross Linking (C3R) for Keratoconus
  • Contact Lens related problems

The list of our services include:

  • Corneal transplants- various techniques:
  • Penetrating Keratoplasty (optical, therapeutic PK)
  • Lamellar Keratoplasty
  • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK).
  • Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty  (DSEK)
  • Boston Keratoprosthesis (K-PRO)
  • The H. C. R. P. (Hospital Cornea Retrieval Programme) with R. G. Kar Medical College, B. R. Singh Railway Hospital and District Hospital, Barasat, North 24 Parganas has added a new dimension to our Eye Services since 2005
  • Refractive surgeries like LASIK and PRK
  • Amniotic membrane and limbal stem cell graft
  • Pterygium and CLAG (Conjunctival Limbal Autograft)
  • Collagen Cross linking (C3R) for Keratoconus is a technology to treat ectatic corneal disorders like keratoconus. It helps to halt the progression of this disease where otherwise, the vision can deteriorate.
  • SLET- Simple limbal epithelial transplant (Stem Cell) on AMT bed with fibrin glue in Ocular Surface Disease e.g. Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid, Steven Johnson, chemical burns.
  • Ocular surface tumour surgery and management
  • Corneal perforation management with cyanoacrylate glue and Bandage Contact Lens
  • Punctal  plugging for dry eyes
  • Repair of anterior segment trauma and rehabilitation
  • Fitting of Contact Lenses

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