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Has anyone done a corneal transplant for keratoconus?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes.
It is one of the must successful reasons for a corneal transplant with 90-95% success at 5 years.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
It is one of the must successful reasons for a corneal transplant with 90-95% success at 5 years.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. William Trattler
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Transplants

Corneal transplants are performed for severe keratoconus where patients can not see even with a contact lens.
It is a nice procedure, but has significant risks. We therefore do our best to avoid a corneal transplant for our patients.

In brief: Transplants

Corneal transplants are performed for severe keratoconus where patients can not see even with a contact lens.
It is a nice procedure, but has significant risks. We therefore do our best to avoid a corneal transplant for our patients.
Dr. William Trattler
Dr. William Trattler
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Corneal transplants for keratoconus are very common.
They are extremely successful for the condition. Depending on the severity of the keratoconus there may be alternative treatments.

In brief: Yes

Corneal transplants for keratoconus are very common.
They are extremely successful for the condition. Depending on the severity of the keratoconus there may be alternative treatments.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Corneal transplants are frequently done for keratoconus, usually when vision can't be correctly adequately with rigid contact lenses.

In brief: Yes

Corneal transplants are frequently done for keratoconus, usually when vision can't be correctly adequately with rigid contact lenses.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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