The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers the iris and the pupil and allows light to enter the inside.
The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer, offering a protective barrier and acts as a window. The cornea also contributes between 65-75 percent of the eye’s total focusing power. Because it’s the outermost lens, it’s also the most exposed and the most susceptible to damage.
Common corneal conditions include:
Corneal Condition Diagnosis and Treatment
At Rottman Eye Care our eye care experts can check for corneal conditions as part of a comprehensive eye exam. Depending on the type and severity of the corneal condition, treatment can range from prescription eye drops, laser treatments, or corneal transplants.