Cornea & External Diseases

The Cornea and External Diseases Service provides medical and surgical care for diseases affecting the cornea, as well as the external areas surrounding the eye. Services include treatment of infectious and inflammatory conditions of the cornea, including herpes simplex, herpes zoster and corneal ulceration.

Expert care is provided for congenital corneal diseases, trauma and conditions requiring complex anterior segment reconstruction and corneal transplantation. Our contact lens service works closely with the cornea service to provide specialized care to our patients with complicated cornea problems.

Conditions/Diseases Treated

Treatments/Surgeries Offered

  • Cataract surgery
  • Complex anterior segment reconstructions
  • Conjunctival or corneal tumor removal
  • Corneal calcium removal
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Foreign body removal
  • Intraocular lens surgery
  • Pterygium surgery

Locations for Evaluation and Treatment

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