Corneal scars may arise from previous trauma, infections or congenital diseases. They affect the vision by their opacity and irregularity.
- Hard Contact Lens.If corneal irregularity is the major component of visual loss, then this may be the initial treatment of choice.
- DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty).If the scar is in the anterior or front portion of the cornea, then removing and transplanting the anterior cornea from a donor eye bank eye may be an option.
- Corneal Transplant. In deeper or full thickness scars or irregular corneas, this would be the preferred treatment. Click here to read more.