Corneal Surgeon in Dubai – Corneal Transplant/Keratoconus Treatments Launched

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Eye Consultants (+971 4 4211 299), a leading Dubai-based ophthalmology practice, has announced an expanded range of corneal treatments.

Located in Dubai Healthcare City, the center now provides enhanced diagnostic and corrective services for those suffering from keratoconus. These can include corneal transplants by experienced in-house surgeons.

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In all cases, the goal remains restoring a patient’s vision using the most modern approaches. With the latest announcement, the practice confirms its commitment to providing Dubai residents with the highest quality eye care available today.

Affecting approximately 50 people in every 100,000, keratoconus is a condition in which the corneal structure isn’t strong enough to maintain its round shape. This outer layer of the eye then bulges out like a cone, giving the condition its name.

Once the condition has been diagnosed using modern corneal topography, Eye Consultants now takes a staged approach to treatment. More mild cases can be corrected with glasses, while rigid gas contact lenses may be recommended if glasses prove ineffective.

As keratoconus is often caused by the weakening of collagen fibers, the practice now also offers collagen cross linking treatments to prevent the condition from progressing. The implant of a ring, known as an Intacs, could also flatten the shape of the cornea and restore vision.

In cases where other treatments have not been successful, Eye Consultants may suggest a partial cornea transplant. This safe approach has a 90% success rate and reduces incidences of rejection. These surgical procedures are often completed in an hour or less, and patients can return home on the same day.

About Eye Consultants

The most recent update adds to the range of state-of-the-art treatments now offered. Other services provided include LASIK and other laser therapies. The practice is one of the few in Dubai providing Contoura Vision, Femto LASIK and SMILE visual acuity correction services.

Eye Consultants combines expertise with technology to provide Dubai with the highest standards in ophthalmology. In addition to corneal corrections, Eye consultants provides cataract, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus treatments and a range of other retinal conditions.

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