Cornea and External Disease
The Cornea and Anterior Segment Service offers consultation in the medical and surgical management of a wide variety of diseases of the cornea, conjunctiva, and anterior segment.

Special Areas of Expertise Include:

  • High-risk corneal transplantation
  • Surgical management of severe ocular surface disease including
    • Stem cell transplantation
    • Amniotic membrane transplantation
  • Severe dry eye, blepharitis
  • Corneal infection
  • Keratoconus
  • Therapeutic contact lens fitting (through the Contact Lens Service)
  • Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery
  • Pterygium

Diagnostic Services Include:

  • Corneal topography and corneal thickness (Orbscan)
  • Pachymetry
  • Immunohistopathlogicial diagnosis of ocular surface disease (cicatricial pemphigoid, corneal intraepithelial neoplasia)
  • Anterior segment digital photography
  • Specular Microscopy
  • Corneal Tomography

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