Corneal and External Disease

Guthrie’s Specialty Eye Care’s experienced team of optometrists and ophthalmologists routinely diagnose and treat a vast array of diseases and conditions affecting the cornea.

Whether you require treatment for common ailments such as dry eyes and conjunctivitis or need help with more complicated corneal problems, sub-specialty care is available from a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist in corneal and external disease and ocular pathology.

Cornea sub-specialists perform advanced surgery such as corneal transplant surgery and treat conditions such as corneal dystrophies, corneal edema, corneal injuries, herpetic eye disease, keratoconus and pterygium.

Guthrie offers corneal surgery and procedures including:

  • Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Lamellar keratoplasty
  • Penetrating keratoplasty
  • Punctal occlusion