The cornea is a clear layer that sits on top of your pupil and iris. Your corneas act as a protector for your iris and the lens. They also aid in focusing light in your eye. The corneas are tough but are also very sensitive to touch and can be damaged by a range of conditions and diseases. Corneal disease can show up as many things and has a wide range of symptoms. If you believe that you are suffering from corneal disease and are in need of corneal transplant surgery then you need to visit the cornea specialists of New Jersey, The Dello Russo team, at New Jersey Eye Center. Corneal disease is not something that you can self-diagnose it is why we strongly recommend that you visit an eye specialist as soon as possible if you believe you are experiencing any symptoms of corneal disease.

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What Are The Symptoms & Causes Of Corneal Disease?

The cause of corneal disease can vary, since there are many individual diseases or disorders that can lead to corneal disease, there is no single common cause for corneal disease. Corneal disease can be hereditary or may be caused by trauma and infections that can be a precursor for corneal disease. At New Jersey Eye Center we have listed some of the symptoms associated with the corneal disease:

  • Cloudiness in the cornea
  • Blurred vision
  • Inflammation or redness in the eye
  • Headache, nausea, and fatigue
  • Eye pain
  • Felling of scratchiness
  • Sensitivity to light

It should also be noted that your cornea can be affected by any sort of outside injury. Sometimes injuries can cause similar symptoms to that of corneal disease.

Don’t Delay, Make An Appointment To See A Corneal Specialist! 

If you believe that you are suffering from corneal disease, we advise you do not delay your treatment. Many types of corneal diseases can be treated quickly and promptly with the correct diagnosis and treatment plan. At New Jersey Eye Center, The Dello Russo team has been offering corneal treatments for their patients for over 30 years and if you need corneal disease treatment services in New Jersey we recommend calling our office at (201) 374-8900 so we can set you up an appointment so you can start receiving treatment right away.