The cornea is the ‘windscreen’ of the eye; the surface layers that are exposed to the elements. Although the cornea is a strong and healthy organ for the majority of people, there a number of diseases and disorders that can affect them. About the cornea
Our eye doctors offer diagnosis and treatments for the full range of disorders that affect the cornea, including keratoconus, corneal infections, Fuchs’ Dystrophy, pterygium and more. More.
Our corneal clinics are located along the Eastern seaboard of Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Mackay and Townsville. Find a clinic
Keratoconus is the result of the cornea gradually thinning, resulting in the bulging of the surface of the eye. More on this disease and how it is treated.
Keratoconus is the result of the cornea gradually thinning, resulting in the bulging of the surface of the eye. Keratoconus typically starts in teenage years, with treatments varying from prescription glasses to a corneal transplant. Read more.
Any disease or disorder that causes damage to the cornea and affects vision may require a corneal transplantation. There are a range of types of corneal transplants that involve replacing the affected layer or layers of the cornea with a donor cornea. Further information here.