Thursday, 6 July 2017

Corneal dystrophy Treatment in New Delhi

Cornealdystrophy is a group of genetic disorders of eye where abnormal material collected in the clear outer layer of the eye known as the cornea. Corneal dystrophy has around 20 subdivisions. Corneal dystrophies can be categorized into three major types
  • Superficial or anterior corneal dystrophies
  • Stromal corneal dystrophies
  • Posterior corneal dystrophies
Corneal dystrophy generally
  • Affects both eyes
  • Affects healthy people
  • Found both men and women
  • Develops very slowly
  • Inherited
  • Not caused by any kind of diet or injury
  • Occurs in specific layers of the cornea
  • Not affects other parts of the body
  • Not related with any other disease in other parts of the body
According to the type of corneal dystrophy the age, onset and some other specific symptoms will vary among the people. Most types of corneal dystrophy are inherited as autosomal dominant traits that means only one parent has to contribute the gene for corneal dystrophy for the child to be affected. Certain types of corneal dystrophy are autosomal recessive that means both parents must contribute the gene for the disease.
The symptoms of corneal dystrophy are
  • Asymptomatic
  • Vision loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Corneal erosion
  • Mild to severe pain
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Sensation of having a foreign body in the eye
The doctor diagnose corneal dystrophy by examine the front portion of the eye by using slit lamp microscope and need information about family history. Genetic testing is also used to diagnose corneal dystrophy.
The treatment methods will varies widely for corneal dystrophy. Regular good care of the eye is essential to lower the disease impact. The initial treatment includes
  • Antibiotics
  • Lubricating eye drops
  • Ointments
  • Special soft contact lenses
  • Laser therapy
  • Scrapes the cornea method
A corneal transplant is also possible in certain condition and is known as a keratoplasty. In this method, the affected corneal tissue is removed and replaced with donor corneal tissue.
Neeraeye center and laser vision, New Delhi has good treatment facilities to treat patients. Dr. Neera is a qualified and experienced doctor. The clinic provides best eye treatment facilities in the terms of quality and durability.