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Zulfiqar Ali, MD
(410) 744-6313
501 Dolphin St
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1969

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Lani Vu, MD
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Texas Tech Univ Hsc
Graduation Year: 2002

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Leejee H Suh, MD
(410) 955-5700
1011 N Charles St Apt 2R
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yu School Of Medicine
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr.Joseph Harlan
(410) 601-8579
301 St Paul St #514
Baltimore, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Faris R Ghosheh, MD
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uc Irvine
Graduation Year: 2002

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Brett A Levinson, MD
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Maryland
Graduation Year: 2002

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Selina Jiahwa Lin, MD
(212) 604-8042
707 S President St Apt 1209
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1999

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Michaela Kunz Mathews, MD
419 W Redwood St
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Wien, Med Fak, Wien, Austria (407-26 3/1938 To 6/1945)
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jay Neil Parran, MD
(410) 783-5620
301 Saint Paul St
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1970

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Vasudha A Panday, MD
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Col-Pa
Graduation Year: 2001

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Corneal Transplant Eye Surgery

When a normally clear cornea becomes cloudy, it blocks light from reaching the retina. If this happens to you, you and your ophthalmologist may decide that a corneal transplant is needed to improve your vision. A corneal transplant is a surgery in which a diseased cornea is replaced with a clear, healthy, donor cornea. Donor corneas come from people who have agreed to donate their eye tissue after they die to help others regain their sight.

After a donor dies, the corneas are removed and taken to an eye bank, where they are examined to make sure that they are healthy. The cornea is a unique tissue, because unlike other transplanted organs it does not have to be matched to the patient receiving the transplant. The eye bank keeps the donor corneas until they are needed for corneal transplant surgery.

Corneal transplantation is an outpatient surgery performed in the operating room. Most patients are given intravenous sedation and numbing medicine is placed around the eye so that the operation is painless. The diseased cornea is removed using an instrument called a trephine that resembles a cookie cutter. A healthy donor cornea is cut to fit, and then sewn onto place using microscopic sutures. This procedure usually takes 60-90 minutes, followed by a short recovery period...

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