Cornea

What is Cornea?

The transparent tissue constituting the outer wall of the eye ie. the front layer of the eye.It is prone to ulcers, damage, opacification and infection.It is the chief refractory structure of the eye.

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I have cylindrical/spherical eye power. Can it be corrected with Lasik? My prescription is -
right eye >> sph = -3.0 , cyl = -3.5 , axis = 05
left...

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Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
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Clinical investigations have to be done to check for the thickness of the cornea. Lasik will remove the...

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Severely red eye that is painful, when light or sunshine shines in eye. Can see clearly, don't think it is pink eye.

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Brief Answer:
Infection of cornea needs to be ruled out.

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The symptoms you have mentioned in the history in the form of red...

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Which EYE surgery is good? PRK or LASIK

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Brief Answer:
Both give equal outcomes

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Whether PRK or LASIK that you choose the results of visual outcome would be the...

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