Corneal Transplant Surgery
What Is A Corneal Transplant Surgery?
A corneal transplant surgery or a corneal grafting surgery is basically a surgical treatment where a diseased or damaged cornea is replaced by a corneal tissue that is donated by someone else.
What Are the Main Benefits of Scleral Lenses for A Corneal Transplant Surgery?
Scleral Lenses are a kind of ocular prostheses contact lenses that are designed to remedy a multitude of eye conditions. Scleral lenses work as a form of treatment in many conditions where other forms of ocular treatments fail to respond. Some benefits of scleral lenses include increased comfort, an alleviated risk of abrasions in the cornea, visual stability and reduced light sensitivity, in addition to a visual field acuity that is wider than usual.
Corneal transplants are often required to treat ocular problems
Specific medical conditions
To relieve pain in a diseased or damaged eye
To remedy severe infections in the eye
What Is the Risk of a Corneal Transplant Surgery Failure?
Corneal rejection is quite uncommon. However, if it occurs, in most circumstances, it can be treated.
In this case, your surgeon may recommend another procedure to treat it medically.
It is important for you to know that corneal transplants are known to last for ten years or more successfully.