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 New Cornea

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue (the graft).  The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil and anterior chamber. This is done when medications and contact lenses cannot improve vision.   There is… Continue Reading


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