What is the cornea?

Why is it so important to treat diseases of cornea?

  • The cornea plays a major role in sight. A healthy cornea is essential for good vision.
  • The cornea is also the eye's first line of defence against external aggression.
  • The cornea PROTECTS the eye against bacteria, dust and other foreign bodies.
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Diseases and disorders that affect the cornea

What happens when the cornea is injured?

  • The cornea plays a major role in sight. A healthy cornea is essential for good vision.
  • The cornea is also the eye's first line of defence against external aggression.
It is important to see an ophthalmologist quickly.

COMPLIANCE with the treatment prescribed is ESSENTIAL for a successful outcome.
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