The cornea is the transparent, outermost layer of the eye that protects the eye from dust and germs and helps direct light towards the lens for focusing. When the cornea becomes impaired or damaged by injury, disease or infection, it can become cloudy and significantly affect vision.
For many patients, the only way to treat corneal damage is to undergo corneal transplant surgery. Fortunately, corneal transplantation is considered one of the safest and most effective transplant surgeries in modern medicine. Thousands of corneal transplant procedures are performed each year, and vision is restored in as many as 90 percent of cases. At Vision Eye Care, our corneal specialist, Dr. Munzer Abdulhak, has studied with some of the leading corneal and refractive surgeons in the country. Our entire team is committed to producing the best results possible with corneal transplant surgery, all while exposing our patients to minimal risk.
To find out if you are a candidate for routine cornea transplant or sutureless cornea transplant (DSEK), contact Vision Eye Care at 269-343-0377 today!