Cornea Transplant Surgery for Keratoconus
in Bangalore, India
Looking out the window has become a sad moment for you?
Keratoconus diagnosis may be a hard one to digest, especially since you may find yourself on a long waiting list for a cornea donor.
At Manipal Hospitals in Bangalore India you can regain you High-Def vision with a donor cornea yet forget about the long waiting list. Consider 2-3 weeks waiting and not months and years.
Penetrating Keratoplasty refers to the replacement of the cornea with a cornea from a donor. It is used with success in patients with decreased visual acuity secondary to corneal opacity, in the treatment of corneal thinning or perforation, for the removal of non responding infectious foci and for the relief of pain.
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Post operatively about 10 days, but there is usually a 2-3 weeks wait for a good donor corneal tissue.
Keratoconus is a common corneal disease and in an advanced stage with scarring of the corneal transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty). The eye surgery is done after a donor corneal tissue from a well equipped and recognized eye bank has been procurred.
The cornea surgery in India requires local anesthesia and the duration of the procedure is about an hour. Post operatively regular follow up and medications in the form of eye drops will be necessary for 12 to 15 months.
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Looking out the window has become a sad moment for you? Keratoconus diagnosis may be a hard one to digest, especially since you may find yourself on a long waiting list for a cornea donor. At Manipal India you can regain you High-Def vision with a donor cornea but forget about the long waiting list.Category: Cancer Treatment,Chronic Diseases,Dentistry,Eye/Lasik Care,Fertility Treatment,Gynecology Treatment,Heart Care/Surgery,Neurology,Organ Transplant,Orthopedic/Knee Surgery,Pediatric Treatment,Spine Care/Surgery,Sports Medicine,Urology