Information About Cornea Services
Good vision starts with a healthy cornea or the transparent outer layer of our eyes. Triangle Eye Institute can improve your eye health and ability to see things clearly in Bakersfield, CA with several procedures. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Steven Yaplee can perform a corneal transplant to replace a damaged or abnormal cornea with one from a donor. We can also diagnose and treat a pterygium (a benign growth) that can advance into the cornea. Learn about our state-of-the-art techniques by calling our office for an eye appointment today.
A pterygium (also called surfer’s eye) is a benign, triangular-shaped growth on the eye that may be caused by overexposure to UV rays, wind, or sand.
Our ophthalmologist performs corneal transplant (keratoplasty) surgeries to replace a diseased, damaged, or scarred cornea with human donor tissue.
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