PBMA H V Desai


The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. The cornea, with the anterior chamber and lens, refracts light. The cornea accounts for approximately two-thirds of the eye's total optical power and it’s transperancy is of utmost importance.

Clinical Profile:

The cornea department here at H.V.Desai eye hospital provide a complete range of services to the diseases related to cornea in children and adults like:

  • Allergic eye diseases
  • Corneal infections
  • Congential and hereditary cornea disorders Ocular trauma
  • Keratoconus and other corneal degenerations
  • Ocular surface disorders including severe dry eye, blepharitis, chemical injuries, Stevens Johnson's syndrome Ocular surface tumors
  • Refractive errors

Equipments and investigations-

Cornea department of H.V. Desai Eye Hospital has state of the art instruments like

  • Specular Microscope- which is a valuable part of investigations for corneal transplantation surgeries and even cataract surgeries
  • Haag Streit Slit Lamp with digital imaging- which can store thousands of pre & postoperative clinical photos
  • Pentacam- the most important instrument for screening of patients for LASIK and Keratoconus
  • Pachymetry
  • Anterior segment OCT


We have virtually all options needed for treatment of various corneal conditions like

  • Optical penetrating keratoplasty (corneal transplants)
  • Newer keratoplasties- DALK & DSEK
  • Keratoprosthesis surgery- artificial cornea
  • Tectonic & therapeutic grafts – for treatment of infections
  • Pterygium with conjunctival grafts –Sutureless surgery
  • Treatment of injuries of globe- corneal tear suturing, sclera tear suturing
  • Treatment of acid , alkali & thermal injuries of eye-Amniotic membrane grafting
  • Ocular surface reconstruction surgeries
  • Dry Eye Treatments
  • Collagen cross linking

Contact lens clinic:

  • Soft contact lenses fitting
  • Fitting of specialized lenses for Keratoconus & prosthetic C.Ls.
  • Coloured /cosmetic contact lenses

Eye donation:

We provide 24 hour corneal tissue retrieval, assessment ,processing and storage. Can be contacted through dedicated telephone line number

Special Feature-

Our quality work has been published in many peer reviewed scientific journals

  • Outcome of optical penetrating keratoplasties in a tertiary care eye institute in western India-Joshi SA, Jagdale S, More P, Deshpande M. Indian J Ophthalmol Jan 2012 Vol 60
  • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Dematiaceous fungal keratitis- Joshi SA, Sharma N, Deshpande M. Journal of Clinical Ophthalmol & Research. May –June 2016 Ophthalmol & Research, May- Aug 2016
  • High Risk Penetrating Keratoplasties. Joshi SA, Deshpande M. Journal of Clinical Ophthalmol & Research. Aug-Octo 2016
  • Unusual Case of globe rupture- the brittle cornea without systemic manifestations , Joshi SA, Upapalli S, More P, Deshpande M.–BMJ Case Reports.bcr 2016- 215722


  • Dr. Shilpa Joshi (consultant & H.O.D.)
  • Dr. Seema Jagdale-Mandhare

Additional Info

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PBMA's H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, 93, Tarwade Vasti, Mohammadwadi road, Hadapsar, Pune MH 411060 India

Contact No

+91-20-26970144 | 26970043

+91-20-30114000 | 30114201

Working Hours

Mon to Fri - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mon to Fri - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday : 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday : Closed

Keep In Touch

We are happy to answer your questions at desaieyehospital@hvdeh.org

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