Corneal Transplant Surgery Commerce City CO

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Charles Oliver Arnold, MD
(303) 388-4393
9351 Grant St Ste 380
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1958

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James Bernard Conahan, MD
(303) 830-6901
2005 Franklin St Ste 400
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1987

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William Manning Mauldin, MD
(303) 861-3595
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co

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Kevin David Brady, MD
(303) 831-7419
2005 Franklin Street/Bldg 1 Midtown Med Ctr/Suite
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co; Porter Adventist Hosp, Denver, Co; Presbyterian -St Lukes Med Ct, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Retinal Consultants-CO

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Bradley Lane Schuster, MD
(303) 861-3595
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1985

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John William Ashline, MD
(303) 451-5454
9141 Grant St Ste 110
Thornton, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1962

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Jeffrey Elwyn Ardourel, MD
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1984

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Robert Glenn Fante, MD
(303) 839-1616
2005 Franklin St Bldg 2 Ste 410
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co; Presbyterian -St Lukes Med Ct, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Advanced Oculoplastic Surgeons

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Patricia Ann Maurer, MD
(303) 861-3424
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1981

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John Pope Jr, MD
(303) 861-3238
2045 Franklin Street 7th Floor Ophthalmology
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
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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