After consulting her ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases and conditions, she underwent a corneal transplant
to get a healthy cornea.
This includes Schwind Amaris excimer laser systems, which are the instruments of choice for the world's leading corneal transplant
SighLife helped to develop the methodology to precisely cut corneal tissue using IntraLase keratoplasty to treat a variety of corneal transplant
Since the establishment of the Oklahoma Lions Eye Bank, over 18,500 corneas have been donated resulting in approximately 15,000 successful corneal transplant
Dad Lawrence Freeman is the latest recipient to tell of his experience after undergoing a corneal transplant
Before this new way of treatment, many doctors had told me that it was not possible for me to have a corneal transplant
, because of the high possibility of high risk and potential side effects ," he underlined.
But despite being told she needed a corneal transplant
to restore her sight in August 2007, the 65 year old, from Caerphilly, is still waiting for surgery.
Dean Norris has undergone a string of operations to cure his blindness but has been told that he cannot have a corneal transplant
without medication which could cost up to pounds 18,000.
Dr Saleh Saif Al Mosabi, corneal transplant
surgeon, said in the old days, most of the local patients who needed a corneal transplant
used to travel abroad to international centres.
Modern microsurgery, which has the ability to manage postoperative astigmatism, has turned corneal transplant
surgery into a most gratifying procedure as far as visual acuity is concerned.
Bryn Heeley's first corneal transplant
took place on his left eye in the summer of 1995 and the difference was immediate.
About 20 percent of these patients may someday need a corneal transplant
Mun is a young woman recovering from a corneal transplant
There are currently 125-140 people in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, ages 4-98, waiting for a corneal transplant
so they can see better.
Randolph Memorial Fund in support of the Illinois Eye-Bank's Gift of Sight Program, to cover the costs associated with corneal transplant
surgery for those who could not otherwise afford the procedure.