A 33-year-old member asked:
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could cornea transplant is painfull ?

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Dr. Christopher Hood
15 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There are different types of cornea transplants that are performed depending on the disease, but none of them should have significant pain.
Answered on Feb 7, 2014
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not very: Corneal transplantation can be uncomfortable at times but rarely interferes with sleep. It can be treated with pain medication if needed but that is most often not needed. This should not be an impediment to having this done if needed.
Answered on Mar 18, 2015

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