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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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James Andrew Mc Hale, MD
456 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 2000

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Karl Steven Pappa, MD
(614) 228-4500
303 E Town St
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Grant Med Ctr, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Lasik Specialists

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Dr.Mitchel Opremcak
(614) 464-3937
262 Neil Ave # 220
Columbus, OH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Michael Lehmann, MD
(614) 221-7464
262 Neil Ave Ste 430
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1985

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Steven Edward Katz, MD
(614) 293-6892
456 W 10th Ave 5717 Univ Hospitals Clinic
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio State Univ Hospitals, Columbus, Oh

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Marilyn Jane Huheey, MD
(614) 488-8836
1335 Dublin Rd Ste 25A
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr.Frederick Davidorf
(614) 293-0793
456 West 10th Avenue #2b
Columbus, OH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1965
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Ohio State Univ Hospitals, Columbus, Oh
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Frederick H Davidorf, MD
(614) 293-8041
456 W 10th Ave Ste 5-B
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio State Univ Hospitals, Columbus, Oh; Grant Med Ctr, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Retinal Consultants

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Mary Lou Kachmer, MD
(614) 224-6222
545 S 18th St Ste 130
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates

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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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