Cornea Transplant / Keratoplasty In Thane​

A cornea transplant, also called a keratoplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace damaged or diseased corneal tissue with healthy tissue from a donor. The damaged cornea is removed and replaced with the donor tissue, which is then sutured in place.

The success rate for cornea transplants is very high, with over 95% of procedures resulting in successful outcomes. Most people who undergo a transplant will experience an improvement in vision, although it may take several months for full visual acuity to be restored.

If you are considering a cornea transplant in Thane, it is important to consult with an experienced ophthalmologist to discuss your candidacy and learn more about the potential risks and benefits of the procedure.

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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 types of corneal transplant surgeries, each with its own unique benefits and disadvantages. Penetrating keratoplasty (PK), Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK/ DSAEK), Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), and superficial anterior lamellar keratoplasty (SALK) are all commonly used in Cornea, and they are all considered advanced procedures.

PK is the most common type of corneal transplant surgery, and it involves removing the damaged layer of the cornea using a special tool called a microkeratome. The Microkeratome cuts through the tough outer layer of the cornea, which then breaks down and falls off. This leaves the healthy inner layer of the cornea behind.

DSEK is similar to PK, but it involves removing just the damaged layer of the cornea. DSEK is often used when there is only minor damage to the surface of the eye, or when other treatments such as cryotherapy or laser therapy have not worked well enough.

DMEK is a more advanced version of DSEK that uses a special tool to remove both the damaged layer of the cornea and part of the underlying stroma (the tissue that holds the cells in place). This allows for a better visual outcome.

DALK is similar to DMEK, except that it does not remove any of the stroma. This type of surgery is typically used for deeper damage to the eye, or when there are other problems such as scarring from previous surgeries.

SALK is slightly different than DALK and DMEK in that it involves making a small incision in the surface of the cornea and removing only a small part of the outer layer. It is similar to DMEK in that it does not involve taking out any of the stroma.SALK is typically used in cases where the surface of the cornea is especially thin and delicate, or when there are other eye problems such as scarring.

Cornea Transplant Surgery Cost In Thane

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

Cornea Treatment OptionsDescriptionCost (₹)
Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK) in ThaneFull thickness corneal transplant (entire cornea is replaced)55,000
Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/ DSAEK) in ThaneDamaged 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 ThaneDamaged inner corneal layer is removed through a small incision50000
Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) in ThanePartial thickness corneal transplant (used in case of keratoconus or bulging cornea)45000
Superficial anterior lamellar keratoplasty (SALK) in ThanePartial thickness corneal transplant wherein the front layer of the cornea is replaced (Stroma and endothelium are unharmed)45000
Artificial Cornea Transplant (Keratoprosthesis) in ThaneCorneal transplant with artificial cornea (If not eligible for a donor cornea) 80000

Cornea Hospitals in Thane

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

  • JK Gram
  • Kapur Bawdi
  • Manpada
  • Mumbra
  • Uthalsar
  • Wagle Industrial Estate
  • Ghodbandar
  • Shree Nagar
  • Vasind
  • Anu Nagar
  • Majiwada
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Road
  • Ghodbunder Road
  • Kasarvadavali
  • Kolshet Road
  • Panch Pakhadi
  • Pokhran Road No. 1
  • Vartak Nagar
  • Eastern Express Highway
  • Charai
  • Waghbil
  • Savarkar Nagar
  • Balkum
  • Diva
  • Kalwa
  • Naupada
  • Thane West
  • Patlipada
  • Thane East
  • Brahmand
  • Azad Nagar
  • Vishnu Nagar
  • Vasant Vihar
  • Teen Hath Naka
  • Hiranandani Estate
  • Owale
  • Bhayanderpada
  • Kopri
  • Khopat
  • Dhokali
  • Shilphata
  • Jambli Naka
  • Pokhran Road No. 2
  • Louis Wadi
  • Daighar Gaon
  • Khidkali
  • Usarghar Gaon
  • Desai Village
  • anand nagar
  • Kasheli
  • Khardipada
  • Mogarpada
  • Talav Pali
  • Padle Gaon
  • Runwal Nagar
  • Kolbad Road

Top Corneal Treatment / Keratoplasty Doctors in Thane

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 Thane after Corneal Transplant / Keratoplasty


“I recently underwent the corneal transplant surgery from MantraCare, and the entire process was a delight. The doctors and staff have been very kind and supportive throughout the procedure. The hospital was very clean, and there wasn’t any pain at all.”

– Sharon (Thane)

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 Thane.
At MantraCare Thane, 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 Thane 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 Thane. 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.