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Congenital Corneal Disease



The front of the eye might stop to develop or could develop in an abnormal way. This could be related to gene mutation or an inherited eye disease. There are various forms of these abnormalities that all come under the title of anterior segment developmental anomalies (ASDA).


Mr. Hamada is an expert in the before diagnosis and management of ASDA. He will examine your child and ask for further investigations before he discusses with you the nature of the condition and possible management options. Genetic counseling is often necessary. ASDA are rare and extremely difficult to manage.


Congenital corneal opacities might require corneal transplantation in a newborn baby. Mr. Hamada is an expert in performing corneal grafting in newborns and older children. He has a track record of successful corneal transplantation in small children as young as two weeks old.