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This corneal transplant procedure is performed to replace the inside layers of the cornea for conditions such as Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy or corneal decompensation. The inside layers of the donor tissue is precisely removed with a lathe in the eye bank prior to transplantation.
This corneal transplant procedure is performed to replace the inside layer (Descemet’s Layer) of the cornea for conditions such as Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy or corneal decompensation. The Descemet’s layer is manually pealed of the donor tissue by the surgeon prior to transplantation.
Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) is performed for conditions affecting the front layers of cornea such as keratoconus, other corneal ectasias, corneal scars and corneal dystrophies, Front layers of the cornea from the patient’s eye is replaced by the same layers from the donor eyes.
Penetrating keratoplasty (PK) is performed to replace the full thickness of central cornea with a donor cornea. This is performed for conditions affecting the entire thickness of the cornea such as full thickness corneal scars.
Contact us now to enquire about corneal transplants. The prices of the transplants vary as per the type and indication.
A. Corneal transplants are surgical procedures that involve replacing damaged or diseased layers of the cornea with healthy donor tissue. These transplants become necessary when conditions affecting the cornea, such as scars, dystrophies, or keratoconus, compromise vision and eye health. Depending on the extent of the condition, various types of corneal transplants are available.
A. There are several types of corneal transplants, each targeting specific layers of the cornea and various conditions:
A. comprehensive eye examination by a specialist is essential to determine if you need a corneal transplant. If you’re experiencing blurred vision, corneal irregularities, or have been diagnosed with conditions affecting the cornea, such as keratoconus or corneal dystrophy, you may be a candidate for a corneal transplant. Your eye care professional will assess your condition and recommend the most suitable treatment approach.
A. The specifics of the procedure will depend on the type of corneal transplant you’re undergoing. Generally, corneal transplant surgeries involve removing the damaged corneal tissue and replacing it with donor tissue. After the procedure, you’ll undergo a recovery period, during which you’ll be closely monitored for any signs of complications. Your eye care specialist will provide guidance on post-operative care and follow-up appointments.
A. To enquire about corneal transplants and their pricing, please contact us at our clinic. The prices of corneal transplants vary depending on the type of transplant and the specific indication. Our team will be happy to provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have.