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Cornea

The cornea is the transparent outer layer of your eye. It is like a clear dome shaped covering over your iris (coloured part of your eye), pupil (the

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is a wound on the surface of the cornea which is the transparent structure overlying the front surface of your eye.

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus is an eye disease that is caused by the varicella zoster virus affecting a nerve called the trigeminal nerve.

Keratoconus

Keratoconus (KC) is the condition in which the cornea thins out and slowly bulges outwards to form a cone shape.

Pterygium or Surfers eye

What is Pterygium? Pterygium is also known as Surfer’s eye. It is an extra growth that develops on the conjunctiva or the mucous membrane that covers

Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy

Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy is a non-inflammatory, genetic (autosomal dominant inheritance) dystrophy involving the endothelial layer of the cornea. Patient suffers from glare, halo, and reduced visual acuity due to corneal swelling.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an acute inflammatory reaction that involves skin & muco-cutaneous junction. Stevens Johnson syndrome is a severe hypersensitivity reaction which can occur at any age group. Mortality rate ranges from 5% to 10%.

Treatment of Dry Eye

Dry eyes is a common eye problem. Most people suffer from mild dry eyes and can be managed with simple eye drops. But excessive dryness can lead to serious eye problems. It can scar the cornea, impairing vision and damaging the tissues. Significant dryness can lead to greater chance of infection, breakdown of the corneal barriers and perforation of the cornea.

Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye condition clinically described as the decline in the quantity or quality of tears on the surface of the eye The tear film can be considered to consist of three layers. The most superficial layer is the oil layer (lipid layer) produced by the oil glands in the lids. These oil glands are called meibomian glands.