Corneal Transplant

Corneal Transplantation: PKP/DSEK/DALK This surgery involves removing the patient,s cornea and transplanting another cornea from a human donor- one of the most successful forms of organ donation… All or part of the cornea is exchanged depending on the disease. Patients usually have abnormal corneas from Keratoconus or Herpes scars or previous Cataract SurgeriesPBK/ABK so the transplantation graft can be full thickness or partial thickness depending on the case.

Amniotic Membrane Transplantation: This biological tissue is harvested from the placenta of a recently delivered mother/baby and  is used as a biological patch in ophthalmology and many other specialies…It has infinite amount of fetal growth factors with  tremendous anti inflammatory /regenerative/ healing  potential. In eye surgery , it is commonly used to improve success rates of corneal transplantation/ pterygium removal/ corneal ulcers/perforations etc (inlay/onlay techniques)