carolina eye associates corneal disease
Corneal disease may cause an overall blurring and haziness of vision.

Corneal Disease

A healthy cornea is pictured on the left while corneal disease is pictured on the right.

A healthy cornea is pictured on the left while corneal disease is pictured on the right.

The Cornea and External Diseases Center is dedicated to excellence in medical and surgical care over the complete spectrum of conditions involving the cornea and other structures at the front of the eye, including dystrophies, infections, corneal swelling, dry eyes, and trauma.

The Cornea Service offers comprehensive capabilities for the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the front of the eye that can cause redness, pain, and decreased vision. Treatment options include the use of medications, lasers, and outpatient surgery. In the field of corneal surgery, the doctors at Carolina Eye Associates are considered leaders in DSEK (descemet’s stripping with endothelial keratoplasty) surgery. This is a new

Click the image for more information on corneal transplants.

Click the image for more information on corneal transplants.

procedure that can be used for certain diseases that involves only replacing the innermost layers of the cornea rather than the whole cornea as in a corneal transplant.

If you have any questions or if we can be of service to you, please do not hesitate to contact us today at 910-295-2100 or info@carolinaeye.com.

Carolina Eye Associates Corneal Disease Specialists

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