Category: Corneal Transplant

Why Corneal Crosslinking Can Improve Keratoconus Outcomes

Keratoconus is a progressive condition that weakens the cornea, causing it to thin and bulge out. Good vision relies on the dome-shaped cornea to refract light onto the retina, but keratoconus distorts the corneal shape, which leads to blurry eyesight, glare and light sensitivity. Our ophthalmologists offer corneal collagen cross-linking to slow the progression of […]


When Is a Cornea Transplant Necessary?

According to the National Eye Institute, more than 33,000 Americans undergo corneal transplant surgery each year, which involves replacing all or a portion of a damaged or diseased cornea with healthy corneal tissue. In this blog post, the trusted ophthalmologists at Austin Eye discuss when corneal transplant may be necessary.