Corneal diseases can cause clouding and distortion of vision, and eventually blindness. There are many types of corneal diseases and infections such as bacterial, fungal and viral Infections related to contact lenses, abrasions from trauma, and inflammation, all of which need early treatment for preservation of vision.
Vasan Eye Care hospital network provides avenues for development of newer treatment modalities in collaboration with the industry and develop innovative surgical technologies to bring best possible eye care to the patients. Research forms an integral part of the Corneal Services at Vasan Eye Care hospital.
The Vasan Eye Care hospital at Saidapet, Chennai is the nodal center for referrals for Corneal diseases like Keratoconus, Bullous Keratopathy, Corneal dystrophy and Infectious Keratitis.
The latest techniques in Corneal Transplantation like Lamellar Keratoplasty (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty and Endothelial Keratoplasty) are performed with good quality tissues. Penetrating keratoplasty can be done for patients who are not suitable for above procedure. Corneal collagen cross linking, which strengthens cornea and prevents further damage is done to treat Keratoconus.
Instruments available : Keratometer,Corneal topographer, Specular microscope.
“20th June 2012, I visited the hospital as my son's ( Aarush Bahwa -3 yrs old, Patient ID : 3863 ), eye was bleeding due to an injury. I was straight away taken to doctors. Medicine, Care, Prescription given before even I could utter a word. Am I really on the same PLANET? you guys rock! GOD BLESS!”.