A 47-year-old member asked:
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can a cornea transplant cause damage to the iris?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually.: A corneal transplant removes part or the whole cornea or the watch crystal of the eye. Normally, the iris or colored part of the eye is not involved in the surgery, but it depends on your condition. Seek out a corneal specialist for further information and good luck!
Answered on Aug 16, 2012

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