The cornea is the front window of your eye, and damage to this important structure may leave you with blurry or unclear vision. Ophthalmologist and cornea surgery specialist Chad Nedrud, MD, performs corneal transplants at the Rocky Mountain Eye Center - located in Missoula, Montana. To find out how corneal transplantation can help you, call or book an appointment online today.
The cornea plays an important role in focusing light so you can see. A clear, smooth, and healthy cornea is essential for good vision. When your cornea is damaged, it can’t focus light properly. This leads to blurry vision and glare.
Also called keratoplasty, a corneal transplant is a surgical procedure to replace damaged or diseased corneal tissue with healthy tissue from a human donor.
At Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Dr. Nedrud specializes in treating corneal disease, such as keratoconus, with advanced transplant techniques.
If damage to your cornea can’t heal or be repaired, you may be a candidate for a corneal transplant. Dr. Nedrud performs corneal transplants to treat numerous eye conditions, such as:
In addition to restoring vision, a corneal transplant may relieve pain or other symptoms of corneal disease.
At Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Dr. Nedrud offers a variety of corneal transplant surgical techniques. Depending on your unique condition, he may recommend:
To learn more about your options for corneal transplant surgery, call Rocky Mountain Eye Center or book an appointment online today.