Cornea Surgery

Cornea Specialists

Cornea Surgery

The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped layer on the front of your eye that helps focus light, so you can see clearly.

If your cornea becomes damaged or diseased, treatment options are available to restore your vision, reduce pain and improve the appearance of your cornea.

Common Corneal Conditions and Treatment Options

Fuchs Dystrophy—swelling and clouding of the cornea

  • Eye medication
  • Cornea transplant

Pterygium—tissue growth on the cornea

  • Eye medication
  • Surgical removal and tissue transplant

Keratoconus—progressive disease that causes corneal thinning and visual distortion

  • Cornea cross-linking
  • Cornea transplant


What is Corneal Crosslinking?

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