Cornea Transplant Cost In United Arab Emirates

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What is involved in the procedure?

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue. When the entire cornea is replaced it is known as penetrating keratoplasty and when only part of the cornea is replaced it is known as lamellar keratoplasty.

What is Cornea Transplant?

A cornea transplant replaces diseased or scarred corneal tissue with healthy tissue from an organ donor.

Who is the Right Doctor for Cornea Transplant?

The right doctor to consult for Cornea Surgery is an Ophthalmologist.

What is the Usual Success Rate for this Procedure?

The success rate varies between 72-92%.

The side effects may include Eye infection, Increased risk of clouding of the eye's lens (cataract), Pressure increase within the eyeball (glaucoma), Problems with the stitches used to secure the donor cornea, Rejection of the donor cornea, etc.

Cornea Transplant in United Arab Emirates

Popular Cities in United-arab-emirates for Cornea Transplant are:

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Abu dhabi,

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Top hospitals and doctors for Cornea Transplant in United Arab Emirates

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Life Care Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • Founded in 2007, LifeCare is a multispeciality hospital based in Abu Dhabi providing the highest level of medical excellence, it was established by Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil and is accredited by JCL(Joint Commission International).
  • The hospital deals with different specialties such as cardiology, neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Opthalmology, Gynecology, etc. The team comprises skilled general and specialty medical practitioners, nurses, technologists along with personnel having extensive experience.
  • It is a 200 bedded Hospital and offers a different category of rooms depending on patient requirements such as Regular suites, VIP rooms, Private single rooms, Semi-Private Rooms, and Isolation Rooms.
  • The healthcare institution has a team of over 5000 employees providing quality care to over 2 million people for 13 years and is well equipped with all the latest treatment modalities.
Zulekha Hospital LLC - Sharjah
  • Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is part of the Zulekha Healthcare Group that provides easy access to high-quality healthcare.
  • It is a multi-speciality hospital with specialities such as Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Cardiology, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Urology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Physiotherapy etc.
  • It has 32 medical and surgical departments and also offers various Packages such as Health Packages, Maternity Packages, Vaccination Packages, and Plastic Surgery Packages.
  • It provides an innovative strategy during the pandemic called "Home Care Services" that offers medical expertise and care at the comfort of an individual's home to ensure health and happiness. 
  • It is a JCI re-accredited institution and got CAP accreditation in the year 2012.
  • It implements the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Excellence Model which led the Hospital to receive Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQAP) and Dubai Quality Award (DQA) for several years.
  • It also received “The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award (MRM)” in 2016.
Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi
  • An extension of Cleveland Clinic in USA, the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi was established in 2015 to provide services for complex and critical care and to develop a rich, world-class healthcare infrastructure within the country.
  • Being a multispecialty hospital, it spreads across 14 Institutes and 40 medical and surgical specialities with state-of-the-art technologies and unparalleled patient care.
  • It prides itself in its 6 Centres of Excellence comprising Heart & Vascular Institute, Neurological Institute, Eye Institute, Respiratory Institute, and Critical Care Institute.
  • Presenting the Clinic's model of care, it upholds the "Patient First" philosophy that ensures delivering the best patient-centred care in every part of their journey. As such, a highly specialised training is given to all caregivers in the Hospital.
  • The Hospital has the largest Multidisciplinary Simulation Centre which is an advanced healthcare education through experiential learning in a controlled environment thus resulting in improvised and better patient safety and experience.
  • Its priority in the highest standard of healthcare quality and patient safety is reflected in several of its accreditation received from the JCI, the highest "5 Diamonds" rating from the Department of Health, Abu Dhabi’s Muashir assessment; the first to receive the Magnet Accreditation in UAE (the global benchmark in nursing excellence),  the JAWDA People’s Choice Award, Arab Board Accreditation, a CAP certified Laboratory, HIMSS Stage 7 Award (the international benchmark for advanced IT to improve patient care) to mention a few.
  • It has the International Patient Services that has been serving foreign patients from more than 114 countries around the globe assisting them in their respective personalised plan and treatment. The team also assist in visa, travel plans, tourism etc besides treatment.
  • The Hospital is part of the Abu Dhabi Medical Tourism organisation.
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Doctors for Cornea Transplant in United Arab Emirates

Dr. Sheena Balakrishnan

Dr. Sheena Balakrishnan


Consultant, 18 years of experience
Location Life Care Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • With 18+ years of experience, Dr. Sheena Balakrishnan is the most well-known Ophthalmologist in UAE.
  • She has performed more than 3500 LASIK, LASEK, PRK, Wavefront-guided treatments. 
  • Dr. Sheena specializes in Phacoemulsification, Small Incision Cataract surgery, LASIK, LASEK, PRK, Implantable Collamer lens (ICL), Refractive and surgical management of Keratoconus, Medical Retina and Ocular Surface Disorders.
  • Dr. Sheena has several international publications, essays, and presentations to her name.
  • She has completed MBBS from the prestigious colleges of India.
  • Dr. Sheena has done Diploma (Ophthalmology) from Madras Medical College, India.
  • She has done DNB from Eye Research Foundation, Chennai. 
  • She has done Fellowship from the International Council of Ophthalmology, UK.
  • Dr Sheena is well-versed in Malayalam, Hindi and English.
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Dr. Daryoush Ahmadiazad

Dr. Daryoush Ahmadiazad


Consultant, 20 years of experience
Location Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai
  • Dr. Daryoush Ahmadiazad is a leading Ophthalmologist who possesses more than 20 years of medical practice.
  • He holds expertise in Cataract Surgery, Eyelid Cosmetic Surgery, etc.
  • After graduating from the university medical school of Debrecen, Hungary in 1997, he received a degree of doctorate in medicine. (M.D.).
  • He is Double ophthalmology board-certified - Semmelweis University of Budapest, Hungary (1998-2002) and Isfahan University of Medical Science, Iran (2003-2006).
  • He is honored with a certificate as a specialist in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University of Budapest, Hungary.
  • He has worked in various hospitals across Hungary, Iran, and UAE.
Neonatal and pediatric ophthalmology (strabismus; treatment of lazy eye, vision problems, lacrimal duct obstruction, etc.) Medical retina: intravitreal injections Lucentis/eyelet and retinal laser photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy; macular degeneration; ROP and other vascular diseases of the retina. Glaucoma: medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma and examination of optic nerve lesions. Eyelid cosmetic surgery (blepharoplasty, entropion, ectropion, xanthelasma) evaluation of corneal diseases Pterygium surgery with graft Treatment of dry eye, Infections, and inflammations ( uveitis ) of the eyes. Refractive error ( myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia)
Dr. Saule Davletova

Dr. Saule Davletova


Principal Consultant, 25 years of experience
Location Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • Dr. Saule Davletova is an Ophthalmologist with 25+ years of experience.
  • She has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine from the Almaty State Medical Institute, followed by MD in Ophthalmology from Kazakh Scientific Research Institute of Eye Disease at Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Dr. Saule has worked earlier in the Kazakh Scientific Research Institute of Eye Disease, Almaty, Regional Clinic, Taraz, Al Ain & Abu Dhabi, a reputed private hospital in Al Ain.
  • Her areas of interest lie in the treatment of vascular pathology of eye organs, microsurgery of the eye, pathology of funds of the eye, intraocular correction, and phacoemulsification of cataracts.
  • She is a member of the Society of Ophthalmologists of Kazakhstan, the Society Ophthalmologist of the Russian Federation, Professional Association of Physician of Kazakhstan.
  • She has both national and international publications under her credit in accredited indexed journals. The Ophthalmologist is actively invited as a guest speaker in scientific sessions, Meetings, CDE's and worldwide conferences to talk about microsurgery of the eye.
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