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Corneal transplant - series

Indications

Indications

Overview

Corneal transplantation is recommended for:

  • severe corneal infection, injury, damage, or scarring
  • corneas that no longer allow light to pass through (opaque), often secondary to lens surgery (see cataract surgery), infections, and inherited diseases of the cornea.

Update Date 9/3/2012

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