Corneal Transplant in Allahabad
Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue, this procedure is of two types. When the entire cornea is replaced it is known as penetrating keratoplasty and when only part of the cornea is replaced it is known as lamellar keratoplasty. Conditions that can be treated with a cornea transplant are Keratoconus, Fuchs dystrophy, thinning of the cornea, corneal scarring, clouding of the cornea, swelling of the cornea. Transplant of the cornea is done by ophthalmologists.