An angry, red eye…

Cornea Transplant During a cornea transplant, an surgeon removes a portion of your cornea and replaces it with a donor cornea.  About 40,000 cornea transplants are performed in the U.S. every year.   Expect an angry, red eye right after a corneal transplant!  There will be light sensitivity, discomfort, and swelling around the incisions.  However, with long-term… Continue Reading


A corneal transplant

Recognizing the main warning signs of corneal transplant rejection is the first step to preventing graft failure. These can be remembered using the acronym RSVP: Redness Extreme Sensitivity to light Decreased Vision Pain


A Corneal Transplant

From:   All About Vision A cornea transplant replaces diseased or scarred corneal tissue with healthy tissue from an organ donor. A graft replaces central corneal tissue, damaged due to disease or eye injury, with healthy corneal tissue donated from a local eye bank. An unhealthy cornea affects your vision by scattering or distorting light and… Continue Reading