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Craig N Czyz, DO
(614) 395-5644
1100 Oregon Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Do, 2003, Philadelphia Col Osteo Med
Graduation Year: 2007

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Curtin Gregg Kelley, MD
(614) 228-4500
262 Neil Ave Ste 320
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio State Univ Hospitals, Columbus, Oh; Grant Med Ctr, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Lasik Specialists

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Norman Doug Baker, MD
(614) 221-7464
262 Neil Ave Ste 430
Columbus, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1982

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Richard William Hertle, MD
(614) 224-6222
555 S 18th St Ste 4C
Columbus, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1984

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Anne Elbiaadi, MD
Columbus, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Graduation Year: 2004

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Daryl Edward Kurz, MD
(614) 464-3937
340 E Town St
Columbus, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Kenneth Cahill
(614) 221-7464
262 Neil Ave # 430
Columbus, OH
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M
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Hospital: Ohio State Univ Hospitals, Columbus, Oh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gloria Penelope Fleming, MD
(614) 293-8119
456 W 10th Ave 5016 Henry G Cramblett Hall
Columbus, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1994

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Leah Carol Laxson, MD
(614) 293-5635
456 W 10th Ave Fl 5
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Grant Med Ctr, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Columbus Eye Consultants Inc

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Robert Bayard Chambers, DO
(614) 293-8041
456 W 10th Ave Ste 5B
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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