Corneal Transplant Surgery Fort Smith AR

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Everett C Moulton Jr, MD
(479) 646-3937
5518 Ellsworth Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1941

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Randy Mark Ennen, MD
(479) 452-7800
PO Box 11605
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar; St Edward Mercy Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Group Practice: Ennen Eye Ctr

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Robert B Knox, MD
(479) 782-8892
3000 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kenneth Knox Wallace, MD
(479) 782-8892
3000 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar; St Edward Mercy Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Group Practice: Eye Group

Data Provided By:
Gary Vernon Felker, MD
(479) 782-8892
3000 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1969

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Everett C Moulton III, MD
5518 Ellsworth Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar

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Dr.Randy Ennen
(479) 452-7800
3312 South 70th Street
Fort Smith, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Christopher A Greer, DO
(479) 478-4800
PO Box 3528
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Edward Mercy Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Group Practice: Cooper Clinic Ctr-Better Vsn

Data Provided By:
Claire Bilberry Price, MD
(479) 782-8892
3000 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Gary Lee Bodiford, MD
10501 Jenny Lind Rd
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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