No. No. Corneal transplants can be full thickness and involve all layers of the cornea, or partial thickness and just involve the inner layer. Eye excersizes do not influence the success of corneal transplantation. The cornea is the clear window of the eye and has no muscles in it. Some patients who have had accommodating intraocular lenses use eye excersizes to strengthen their accommodative ability.
No. No. Eye exercises will not affect your healing after corneal surgery.
No. There really isn't much you can do after a cornea transplant to help you to heal other than take your prescribed eye drops and wait for your eye to heal. Depending on the type of cornea transplant that you have your surgeon may ask you to limit certain exercises and activity until it is deemed safe.
How reliable is a corneal transplant in correcting keratoconus? My doctor has told me that my keratoconus has gotten so bad that I need to have a corneal transplant. Surgery scares me because it is so invasive, and I worry that my body will reject the don
Corneal . Corneal collagen crosslinking is a treatment for keratoconus that can stop the progression of the disease, as well as improve the shape of the cornea and vision. Although it is not yet fda approved in the us - it is available as part of a clinical trial in more than 50 locations throughout the us - including a few sites in texas (where you are located per your profile). Most but not all keratoconus patients are eligible. Crosslinking is a safe treatment (a procedure rather than a surgery) that in most cases is performed just once. More information on crosslinking is available at the websites: http://www.Miamikeratoconus.Com http://www.Cxlusa.Com http://bmctoday.Net/advancedocularcare/pdfs/aoc0310_refsurgery_rubinfeld.Pdf http://www.Nkcf.Org/es/tratamiento/corneal-crosslinking/159-us-cxl-sites-2.Html please do not hesitate to contact me with any further questions william trattler, md miami, fl www.Centerforeyecare.Com. Read more...