Treatments: Corneal transplant


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Corneal transplant: Transplant of the cornea of the eye
Description: A corneal transplant involves replacing a diseased or scarred cornea with a new one. When the cornea becomes cloudy, light cannot penetrate the eye to reach the light-sensitive retina. Poor vision or blindness may result.1


Count: Corneal transplant is listed as a: treatment for 1 conditions; alternative treatment for 1 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.
Corneal transplant is a type of: Transplants (35)
Treatments: all treatments

Corneal transplant as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Corneal transplant' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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  • Keratoconus ... corneal transplant



    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

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