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My dad has macular degeneration and doctor wants a cornea transplant?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Unrelated

Having macular degeneration does not cause or prevent the treatment of corneal diseases that require corneal transplantation.
Getting the transplant will likely improve the vision as much as possible and allow clearer inspection of the macula. Ask your ophthalmologists for the specifics of his case.

In brief: Unrelated

Having macular degeneration does not cause or prevent the treatment of corneal diseases that require corneal transplantation.
Getting the transplant will likely improve the vision as much as possible and allow clearer inspection of the macula. Ask your ophthalmologists for the specifics of his case.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine

In brief: Doesn't make sense

In macular degeneration, the problem is with the retina, not the cornea.
If macular degeneration is really the problem, a corneal transplant will not help.

In brief: Doesn't make sense

In macular degeneration, the problem is with the retina, not the cornea.
If macular degeneration is really the problem, a corneal transplant will not help.
Dr. Robert Stuart
Dr. Robert Stuart
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