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Cornea Evaluation

5 Steps LED CSO Slit Lamp With Imaging

di1Slit lamp with brilliant LED illumination which allows simultaneous visualisation by both doctors relative of the patient.

It has a imagine systems will capture photos and real times videos of the eye. It helps the Doctors to see the minutest details of the patients eye, which includes all the parts of the eye. It is the one of gold standard for eye examination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corneal Handy Pachymeter SP-100

di1Pachymetry is a procedure to measure the corneal thickness of our eyes.This can be done in two ways: Optical and Ultrasonic of which the ultrasonic measurement is slightly more accurate.This is required in conditions of glaucoma and cornea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topographer -TMS 4

di1Topography is a technique for mapping the surface curvature of the cornea.Topography is of critical importance in determining the quality of vision and corneal health.
It helps in the diagnosis of Keratoconus and treatment of a number of conditions, in planning cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantations, in planning refractive surgery such as LASIK, and evaluating its results; or in assessing the fit of contact lenses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EM-3000 TOMEY Specular Microscope

di1Specular microscopy is a photographic technique that allows you to visualize and analyze the corneal endothelium’s size, shape and population of the endothelial cells. It is useful in condition like Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rose K Contact Lens
di1These are specialised contact lenses which provide excellent visual acuity in cases of Keratoconus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scleral Contact Lens

Scleral contacts are large-diameter gas permeable contact lenses for keratoconus.

 

 

Frequently Ask Questions

To schedule an Appointment at Mungale Eye Hospital, you will need to call on 0265-6580311 or 0265-2430101 between 9am to 6.30 pm on week days.
The hospital is closed on Sundays.

Visit the Mungale Eye Hospital to obtain copy of your Medical Records.

The eye needs light in order to work, but too much bright sunlight may be associated with damage to the retina (age related macular degeneration). It is sensible therefore always to wear a hat/cap with a brim or dark glasses when out in bright light.

The most important environmental factor associated with eye disease is smoking – smoking is bad for retinas. Yet another reason to give up the habit!

Diet is also important – dark green leafy vegetables (spinach, kale, and broccoli) contain micronutrients that are important for the health of the retina. A balanced diet is sensible for all sorts of reasons.

Vitamin and mineral supplements in the form of pills or powders have a limited role in protecting the eyes in someone eating a balanced diet. There are some forms of age related macular degeneration that can be helped by these pills – consult your doctor if in doubt. Remember that too many supplements can also be harmful so always only take the recommended dosage.

Cornea, the main focusing part , is the clear front surface of the eye. Like a window, it allows light to enter the eye. Vision could be markedly reduced or lost if the cornea becomes cloudy or scarred. This condition is known as corneal blindness.

Injuries to the eye, birth defects, malnutrition, infections, chemical burns, congenital disorders and complications of eye surgery.

  • Eye donors could be of any age group or sex.
  • People who use spectacles, diabetics, patients with high blood pressure, asthma patients and those without communicable diseases can donate eyes.

Persons with AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, Rabies, Septicaemia, Acute leukemia (Blood cancer), Tetanus, Cholera, and infectious diseases like Meningitis and Encephalitis cannot donate eyes.

The eye bank is a nonprofit organization and obtains, medically evaluates and distributes eyes which are donated by humanitarian citizens for use in cornea transplants, scleral reconstruction, research and education. To ensure patient safety the donated eyes and the donor’s medical history are evaluated by the eye bank staff in accordance with the Eye Bank association of America’s (EBAA) strict medical standards.

The most important action you can take is to tell your family and legal representative. Most states now require that families be offered the option of donation when a loved one dies. Families may give consent for donation. It is most helpful if they know how you feel in advance. A donor card can serve as an indication to your family, your legal representative and hospitals of your intention to be an eye donor.