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Corneal transplant

Article Excerpts about Corneal transplant

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. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Descriptions of Corneal transplant

Corneal transplant: a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
Source: WordNet 2.1

Basic Information: Corneal transplant

Corneal transplant: Transplant of the cornea of the eye.

Count: Corneal transplant is listed as a: treatment for 1 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Corneal transplant as a Treatment

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