Watch Tower Clock Eye Center cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, describe a procedure known as superficial keratectomy. The procedure is considered a minor surgery and is performed to reduce inflammation, scarring and other imperfections to the cornea. Dr. Thompson explains in what cases he utilizes the procedure, and generally how it is performed. For […]
Watch as DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is briefly explained by Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, Tower Clock Eye Center’s fellowship-trained cornea specialist. Dr. Thompson explains the basics behind this method of partial cornea transplant and the positive outcomes it provides. To schedule an appointment to learn more, please call 920 499-3102.
A corneal ulcer is often the result of an eye infection, though severe dry eye and other eye conditions can cause them as well. These ulcers, also known as keratitis, are sores on the surface of the cornea – the outermost part of the eye. What are common symptoms? When diagnosing a corneal ulcer, Tower […]
We’ve all heard of organ transplants, but many people don’t know that parts of the eye can be transplanted too, namely the cornea. The cornea The cornea is the clear, outer layer of the eye and is composed of three components: the outermost layer or epithelial layer, the middle or stromal layer, and the inner […]