The cornea is the eye's outermost layer. It is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye and plays an important part in the eye's visual acuity. Cornea surgery at Garland Eye Associates is dedicated to the health and functioning of the cornea, by providing excellence in patient care, scientific advancement and specialty training.


Our unparalleled expertise and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to offer excellent medical and surgical treatment of the full range of routine, complex and high-risk corneal and external diseases, as well as the most current vision correction procedures.

Cornea surgery at Garland Eye Associates has been at the forefront of many medical and surgical advances in the field. New programs have been developed for patients with severe corneal scarring, including stem cell transplantation, ocular surface reconstruction, lamellar keratoplasty and keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea) surgery. Garland Eye Associates also acts as a regional resource for the management of difficult and sight-threatening diseases, including corneal ulcers, severe viral disease and dry eye syndrome.