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Danny Deliang Wang, MD
(313) 916-2719
2799 W Grand Blvd CFP-5
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Xian Med Univ, Xian, Shensi Prov, Shaanxi
Graduation Year: 1984

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Mark Leo Mc Dermott, MD
(313) 577-7620
4717 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mark S Juzych, MD
(313) 577-7614
4717 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, Mi; Greater Detroit Hosp Med Ctr, Detroit, Mi
Group Practice: University Eye Associates

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Barry Skarf, MD
(313) 916-3243
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mi
Group Practice: Henry Ford Medical Center Troy; Henry Ford Medical Group

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John David Carey, MD
(313) 916-3239
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mi
Group Practice: Henry Ford Medical Center Fairlane; Henry Ford Medical Group

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Tamer Hamdy Mahmoud, MD
(313) 577-5812
4717 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ain Shams Univ, Fac Of Med, Abbasia, Cairo, Egypt (330-04 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1992

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Eiyass Albeiruti, MD
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Michigan
Graduation Year: 2004

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Patrick Jos Dennehy, MD
(313) 916-3244
2799 West Grant Boulevard Henry Ford Hospital K-10
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1983

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James Edward Puklin, MD
(313) 577-1354
4717 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1968

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Gabriel Sosne, MD
(313) 577-7725
540 E Canfield St Ste 8310
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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