Corneal Transplant Surgery Cottonwood AZ

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Renee Arianna Mc Coy, MD
(928) 634-4200
586 E Rio Mesa Trl
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kevin John Prendiville, MD
(928) 634-4202
270 S Candy Ln Ste B
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Verde Valley Med Ctr, Cottonwood, Az
Group Practice: Cottonwood Verde Valley Eye

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Renee A Cane McCoy, MD
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard University
Graduation Year: 1993

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Farshid Paydar, MD
2530 W Highway 89a Ste B3
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Wisconsin
Graduation Year: 1991

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Michael Lee Ham, MD
(520) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Rd
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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Steven Chen, MD
(602) 993-9100
199 S Candy Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Robert Mahanti
(928) 779-7000
Ste D, 401 South Calvary Way
Cottonwood, AZ
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Farshid Paydar Ravandi, MD
(618) 532-5531
2530 W Highway 89A Ste B3
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1991

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Brian Myung Chang, MD
(928) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Hill Rd Ste 101
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1997

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Scott Perkins MD
Fornara Eye Ctr
(928) 634-2883
199 S Candy Ln # 2A
Cottonwood, AZ
 
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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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