Do you feel that your cornea loosing the clarity as it was before? You may be a victim of granular dystrophy. So in order to keep your vision fit till 50, get your eye treated until its too late.
FDA warns that advertisements of Lasik surgeries should not be misleading and have to be truthful regarding associated risk factors.
Cornea is generally a tissue that is not vascularized, does not contain blood vessels and thus is less prone to acute rejection, the rate of rejection reactions in high risk corneal transplant patients is in the range of 50 percent over one year.
Vision loss is a serious condition that dramatically affects the lives of millions of people around the world. Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance.
Lotus Eye Care Hospital (Coimbatore, India) launched this 1.5 crore equipment to treat conical cornea and corneal transplant with a 100-percent blade-free technology. It is a fully integrated personalized correction system that helps patients achieves better quality vision.
UAE is slowly making its mark as a health destination in the Asia. The Noor Dubai, the eye hospital that aims to prevent and correct vision problems in more than a million people worldwide.
A new laser known as femtosecond laser could change the face of the corneal transplant outcomes.
Scotland has experienced its first new corneal transplant procedure successfully. Gretta Biggar, from Kilmarnock, has undergone the surgery at the Ayr Hospital in May. And now she has regained her lost sight and is happy. The new procedure targets only affected areas of the cornea as opposed to the traditional full cornea transplant. Doctors said that the procedure can bring the lost eye sight back in few weeks.