Corneal Transplant Surgery Little Rock AR

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Stephen Kyle Magie, MD
(501) 223-8400
9800 Lile Dr Ste 501
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Infirmary-Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Magie Mabrey Eye Clinic

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Rickey D Medlock, MD
(501) 219-0900
9800 Lile Dr Ste 200
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1983

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John Paul Shock Jr, MD
(501) 686-5152
4301 W Markham St Slot #523
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar; U A M S Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Medical College Physicians Grp Univ Of Arkansas Med Sciences

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John Gibson Watkins, MD
(501) 227-6797
9600 Lile Dr Doctors Park Building Ste 230
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1973

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Sean-Paul A Atreides, MD
9800 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1999

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Ernest C Clifton III, MD
(501) 224-5658
9800 Lile Dr Ste 400
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1971

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Michael Norman Wiggins, MD
(501) 686-5150
4301 W Markham St Ste 523
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1997

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Gerald Thomas Ware, MD
(501) 223-8400
9800 Lile Dr Ste 200
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Philip James Deer III, MD
(501) 224-4701
8500 W Markham St Ste 133
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.TRACY BALTZ
(501) 224-5658
9800 Lile Dr # 400
Little Rock, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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