For Your Eyecare
About 125 million people around the world wear contact lenses as an alternative to glasses for the correction of refractive errors (spectacle numbers). Tewari Eye Centre and its dedicated staff offer you various contact lenses options including Soft contact lenses (including disposable), Toric contact lenses, Cosmetic contact lenses, Rigid Gas-permeable (semi-soft) contact lenses.
Low vision aids clinic offers rehabilitative services to patients with low vision in the form of various optical magnifiers, telescopes and electronic low vision aids.
Why choose Tewari Eye Center For Your Cornea Treatment ?
At Tewari Eye Centre, we deal with a lot of problematic corneal cases on a daily basis. We have expert surgeons who have numerous years of experience in dealing with various diseases related to the cornea and their impact on the overall health of a person’s eye.
After the initial discussion with the patient, our doctors evaluate the complexity of the case and suggest a solution as per the situation and the budget of a patient. If there seems to be a need, the patients can go with the option of a cornea surgery to maintain the overall health of the eye as well as to make sure that the infection does not extend to the other parts of the face and body.
Post Operative Care
The patient is usually hospitalized for one day but requires rest for the next one month although returning to light work is not a problem. However frequent follow-ups are required over the following six months to one year. Meticulous post op care of the operated eye is required. Patient should maintain good hygiene, avoid rigorous physical activity and must not rub the operated eye. The occurrence of pain, redness, watering, light-sensitivity and diminished vision, any time (even months or years) after corneal transplantation surgery, requires immediate attention of your ophthalmologist.
Cost of Corneal Treatment
Any procedure that you elect can occur only after a careful evaluation of your eye. The exact price is determined after a thorough examination of both the eyes and understanding your health history.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, it can be treated – by laser surgery in which is used to treat scarring with UV light and secondly CORNEAL TRANSPLANT SURGERY where the damaged portion of cornea is replaced by donated cornea.
Minor corneal abrasions heals quickly, more serious wounds take longer to heal and can cause irritation, pain tearing or redness.
Yes , it can recover from minor injuries on its own. If it is scratched, healthy cells slide over quickly and patch the injury.
Consider a few points to prevent corneal blindness:
- First and foremost, use clean water
- Treat Malnutrition e.g. Vitamin A deficiency
- Keep your surroundings clean
- Avoid traditional medicine & home remedies for eye problems
- Prevent eye trauma & injury
What makes cornea unique from other tissues of the body?
There are a few interesting facts about cornea that makes it unique from other tissues, such as:
- It contributes almost 60% to our vision
- It has stem cells which help in self-healing
- It is avascular & densely innervated with nerves
Are follow-ups required for corneal abrasion?
Yes. It is better to visit your eye specialist so that you can be assured that your eyes are working perfectly fine. You can get back to your routine life, but make sure to revisit the doctor if you feel any discomfort.
How can a corneal abrasion or corneal scarring be prevented?
The following precautions can prevent corneal abrasion:
- Blink frequently
- Wash face with clean water
- In the case of a corneal foreign body, seek an expert’s opinion.