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Is eye transplant a possibility for blindness due to head trauma/eye injury?
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Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
The eye from the retina back to the lateral geniculate and back to the visual cortex is brain tissue.
Central nervous system tissue does not regenerate or heal so a complete eye transplant is not possible.

In brief: No
The eye from the retina back to the lateral geniculate and back to the visual cortex is brain tissue.
Central nervous system tissue does not regenerate or heal so a complete eye transplant is not possible.
Dr. Jack Sipperley
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