Blogs and information about corneal procedures offered by Hill Vision Services in St. Louis.
An abrasion occurs when the surface layer of the cornea is scratched away. When dust, dirt, wood, metal, or other debris comes in contact with the surface of the eye, it may cause a scratch, or abrasion of the cornea. Here's what to do—and what not to do.
A healthy cornea is needed for an overall healthy eye. It is an integral part of the eye that plays a key role in your vision. As light enters your eye, it gets refracted by the cornea’s curved edge, which helps determine how well your eye can focus on objects far away and up close. [...]
In an earlier blog, we reviewed the basic structure of the cornea and process of performing a full-thickness corneal transplant. Partial thickness corneal transplants are a good option in some cases, and DMEK and DSAEK are two proven and successful techniques that help many patients. There are many patients in whom only a certain layer [...]
Crosslinking | St. Louis Eye Doctor Recently, an article written by our own Dr. Geoffrey Hill was featured in the cover focus story of Millennial Eye, an online publication for young ophthalmologists. Dr. Hill is an expert in corneal crosslinking, and it is an honor to be recognized by this prestigious international publication. In his [...]
Cornea Transplant Surgery | St. Louis | Hill Vision Services Hello, my name is Geoffrey Hill, MD. I am an ophthalmologist and cornea specialist, and I am excited to be the newest doctor joining the Hill Vision Services Team this summer. In this, my first blog post, I would like to begin by talking about the cornea, corneal [...]