Corneal Disorders

The cornea is a thin, clear, spherical layer of tissue on the surface of the eye that provides a window for light to pass through. There are many diseases that can affect the cornea, causing pain or loss of vision. Common diseases and disorders that affect the cornea include:
• Bullous Keratopathy or Corneal Edema
• Corneal Dystrophies including Fuchs’ Dystrophy and Lattice Dystrophy
• Infections
• Keratitis (Inflammation)
• Keratoconus
• Herpetic Eye Diseases
• Pterygium
• Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
• Trauma