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i was told i have to get a cornea transplant. what will that be like?

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Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Usually do well: The operation is often done as an outpatient or in a surgi-center. A general anesthetic is usually required. It will be hard to offer more information without knowing the cause of the corneal disease. If done for keratoconus they are more straightforward; if done for trauma, infections, scarring, they can be more challenging. Discuss this directly with your opthalmologic surgeon.
Answered on Feb 2, 2013

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