Opening Hours : Monday to Saturday
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM | Sunday - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Cornea & external Disease Services

The Cornea Services at Thind Eye Hospital, Jalandhar is dedicated to the medical and surgical treatment of problems involving the cornea and ocular surface.

The clinic caters to the following Cornea & External eye diseases:

  • Corneal Infections
  • Eye allergies or corneal complications arising from other forms of ocular surgery
  • Ocular surface trauma
  • Ocular surface disorders like blepharitis, meibomitis, conjunctival and scleral diseases
  • Refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism)
    Conjunctivitis (red eye)
  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Ectatic corneal diseases like keratoconus, keratoglobus and pellucid marginal degeneration
  • Pterygium
  • Corneal dystrophies and degeneratio

Surgical Procedures

  • Corneal Transplantation: Penetrating keratoplasty, Lamellar keratoplasty, Endothelial keratoplasty(DSAEK)
  • Keratoprosthesis (Artificial cornea)
  • Scleral grafting
  • Corneal, limbal, and amniotic membrane transplants for ocular surface reconstruction in severe ocular surface disease
  • Tissue adhesive application to seal corneal perforation
  • C3R (Corneal Collagen-Cross Linkage with Riboflavin) for Keratoconus.

Other Facilities

  • Specular Microscopy- Study of the corneal endothelium (cells that maintain corneal clarity)
  • Pachymetry- Measurement of corneal thickness
  • Corneal Topography - Mapping of the cornea
  • Aberrometry- Measurement of the aberrations in the eye
  • Specialized contact lens fitting