Cornea Transplant / Keratoplasty In Guntur​

Cornea transplant, also known as keratoplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged or diseased cornea with a healthy one. The cornea is the clear outer layer of the eye and plays an important role in focusing light. A transplant can improve vision and quality of life for people with severe corneal damage.

The cost of a cornea transplant in Guntur varies depending on the hospital, surgeon, and type of transplant. However, it is generally less expensive than in developed countries such as the United States.

There are two types of cornea transplants: full-thickness and partial-thickness. In a full-thickness transplant, the entire thickness of the damaged cornea is replaced with donor tissue. In a partial-thickness transplant, only part of the damaged cornea is replaced. The type of transplant that is best for each patient depends on the extent of their damage.

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Causes Of Corneal Diseases

Infection from wearing contact lenses
Infection from wearing contact lenses
Trauma or injury
Trauma or injury to the Eye
Inflammation or distortion of the cornea
Corneal scarring
Dry eye conditions

Types of Corneal Transplant Surgeries

There are a variety of corneal transplant surgeries available, each with its own benefits and drawbacks.

Percutaneous Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK), also known as Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/ DSAEK), is a surgical procedure that uses a special needle to remove the damaged outer layer of the cornea. This allows the doctor to restore the eye’s normal transparency by replacing the damaged layer with healthy tissue from elsewhere in the body.

Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) is another type of surgery used to restore vision in patients who have lost their corneas due to injury or disease. In this procedure, the doctor removes the damaged membrane and replaces it with healthy tissue from within the eye.

Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) is a more recent surgical option that uses advanced techniques to improve accuracy and minimize scarring. In this procedure, the doctor removes only a thin layer of skin and fat from around the outside of the eye, then replaces it with artificial cornea material.

Superficial anterior lamellar keratoplasty (SALK) is an older but still popular technique that uses a smaller incision and less extensive surgery than DALK. In SALK, the doctor removes only a thin layer of skin and fat from around the outside of the eye, then replaces it with an artificial cornea.

Penetrating keratoplasty (PK), also known as full-thickness corneal transplantation, is the most invasive of all the corneal transplant options. In this procedure, the surgeon removes the entire thickness of the damaged cornea and replaces it with healthy tissue from elsewhere in the body. Penetrating keratoplasty is typically reserved for patients who have failed to respond to other, less invasive treatments.

Cornea Transplant Surgery Cost In Guntur

The cost of corneal treatment surgery in Guntur varies between ₹40,000/eye to 80,000/eye depending on the procedure. MantraCare is one of the best cornea hospitals in Guntur, and it offers corneal treatment at the most competitive prices. MantraCare also offers insurance and financing EMI options for corneal treatment in Guntur to make the procedure more affordable for patients.

Cornea Treatment OptionsDescriptionCost (₹)
Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK) in GunturFull thickness corneal transplant (entire cornea is replaced)55,000
Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/ DSAEK) in GunturDamaged inner corneal layer is removed through a small incision (Donor tissue is thicker & easier to transplant compared to DMEK)50000
Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) in GunturDamaged inner corneal layer is removed through a small incision50000
Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) in GunturPartial thickness corneal transplant (used in case of keratoconus or bulging cornea)45000
Superficial anterior lamellar keratoplasty (SALK) in GunturPartial thickness corneal transplant wherein the front layer of the cornea is replaced (Stroma and endothelium are unharmed)45000
Artificial Cornea Transplant (Keratoprosthesis) in GunturCorneal transplant with artificial cornea (If not eligible for a donor cornea) 80000

Cornea Hospitals in Guntur

There are several cornea eye hospitals in Guntur, including MantraCare Guntur, Eye Clinic Guntur, Eye Center Guntur, and Eye Mantra Guntur. EyeMantra is one of Guntur’s leading Cornea treatment center, with over 100,000 eyes operated by its doctors. Our hospitals in Guntur are accessible from the following areas :

  • Shyamala Nagar
  • Vidhyanagar
  • Chilakaluripeta
  • NH-5
  • Chandramouli Nagar
  • Yanamadala
  • Kothapalem
  • Budampadu
  • Tadepalli
  • Devapuram
  • Reddypalem
  • NRT Road
  • Tenali
  • Amaravathi Road
  • Sitaram Nagar
  • Muthyala Reddy Nagar
  • Sarada Colony
  • Medikonduru
  • Perecherla
  • Arundelpet
  • Gorantla
  • Bapatla
  • Gauthami Nagar
  • Krishna Nagar
  • Shanthi Nagar
  • Etukuru
  • AT Agraharam
  • Amaravati
  • Sattenapalle
  • R Agraharam
  • Autonagar
  • Mandadam
  • Bhattiprolu
  • Edlapadu
  • LIC Colony
  • APHB Colony
  • Sangadigunta
  • Nehru Nagar
  • Velangini Nagar
  • NGO Colony
  • KVP Colony
  • Vikas Nagar
  • Kaza
  • Kondaveedu
  • Lam
  • Palakaluru Road
  • Mahatma Gandhi Inner Ring Road
  • Kantheru
  • Kommineni Nagar
  • Ankireddy Palem
  • Railpet
  • Nallacheruvu
  • Ponnekallu
  • Pedavadlapudi
  • kothapeta
  • Seri Amaravaram

Top Corneal Treatment / Keratoplasty Doctors in Guntur

Dr. Shweta Jain
Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma, LASIK
Dr. Neha Wadhwa
Dr. Saurabh Jain
Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma, LASIK
Dr. Harleen Kaur
Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma, LASIK

Happy Patients from Guntur after Corneal Transplant / Keratoplasty


“MantraCare has been my eyes since I was born. I never knew that I couldn’t see properly until one of the surgeries they did in Guntur failed to revive my corneas and they had to remove them completely. After that, MantraCare continued to give me the care and attention necessary so that I can live a normal life.”

– Sharon (Guntur)

Frequently Asked Questions

Corneal transplant surgery is a medical procedure in which the diseased or damaged cornea of your eye gets replaced by a healthy and undamaged cornea. The surgical procedure involves removing all or part of your damaged cornea and replacing it with a graft to restore normal vision.MantraCare offers cornea transplant  or keratoplasty surgery by the best cornea surgeons in Guntur.
At MantraCare Guntur, cornea transplant surgery or keratoplasty starts from Rs. 35,000. The cost can vary depending on the procedure such as PK, DSEK, DSAEK, DMEK , DALK, SALK & Artificial transplant
The cornea transplant surgery / keratoplasty at Mantracare Guntur is a safe procedure that takes around an hour to get over but a person has to stay in the operating room for 2 hours for a postoperative examination.
EyeMantra by MantraCare is the best hospital for cornea transplant surgery in Guntur. They have top  cornea doctors with over 2,000+ satisfied cornea transplant clients.
Some corneal transplants do last forever, but some demand to be replaced due to transplant refusal. That can occur even 20 years later.  It all depends on the age and health of the donor tissue, the warranty might simply run out.