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Department of Cornea

Prof. Dr. Md. Shahidul Haque

Prof. Dr. Md. Shahidul Haque

Specialty - Chief Consultant & Professor Cataract & Cornea department

Degree - MBBS (DMC), DOMS, MPH

Experience - 25 years

Dr. Ashish Somadder

Dr. Ashish Somadder

Specialty - Phaco, Paediatric, Surgery, DCR, Laser


Experience - 8 years

Dr. Nusrat Hossain

Dr. Nusrat Hossain

Specialty - N/A

Degree - MBBS, DO(BSMMU), Fellow cornea & Anterior Segment

Experience - N/A

The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers the front portion of the eye. It covers the pupil , iris, and anterior chamber. The cornea’s main function is to refract, or bend, light. The cornea is responsible for focusing most of the light that enters the eye.
The cornea is composed of proteins and cells. It does not contain blood vessels, unlike most of the tissues in the human body. 


Symptoms of Corneal Disease: 

  • Blurred View or cloudy vision.
  • Pain In eye.
  • Sensitive on light.
  • Tearing.
  • There is some other disease such as headache.

What is the treatmet for this? 

The infection Can be treated with Various madicated eye drops.

How Can cornea be Damaged?

Eye surface can be seriously damaged in many ways, For example:

  • Chronic Infection
  • Chemical or Thermal injuries.
  • New Tissue growth like tumors.
  • Damage of eye sensoy nerves.

This problems can result serious damage to your eye surface that can cause vision loss.