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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about corneal transplant?

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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Different types: We can currently transplant different layers of the cornea, depending on which area is diseased or damaged. The visual recovery from each type of transplant is different, but there is usually little discomfort. Your corneal surgeon will discuss more details with you depending your condition and the recommended type of transplant.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

What is corneal transplant?

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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Replacement: A cornea transplant is a replacement of the eye's natural cornea, which is the front clear window of the eye. There are different types of transplants depending on which layer of the cornea needs to be replaced.

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