DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELLING. Corneal Opacity. What is corneal opacity?. The clear cornea becomes white following scarring. The causes can be congenital or acquired from a healed ulcer. It can result in visual loss and can be cosmetically disfiguring Picture of corneal opacity. Treatment.
Picture of corneal opacity
Picture of PKP
Should explain the advice of the doctor whether it istabtooing, cosmetic contact lenses or penetrating keratoplasty
The need for regular follow up and proper complained with treatment for a long duration, especially after PKP also has to be stressed
The chances for graft rejection after PKP and the necessity for glass for good vision after surgery also should be explainedRole of the counsellor
Contagious, infective condition of the conjunctiva (white part of the eye)
Picture of the conjunctivitis
What is Corneal Dystrophies?
eg. FUCHs and CHED (congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophies) macular, granular and lattice – stromal dystrophies
Keratoconus & Cornea plano
Picture of keratoconus
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