Corneal Transplant Surgery Little Rock AR

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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 C Roberson, 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: 1968

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Kent Alfredo Zocchi, MD
(501) 614-2000
9800 Lile Dr Ste 501
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Medical College Physicians Grp Univ Of Arkansas Med Sciences

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T David I Wilkes, MD
(501) 221-0123
9800 Lile Dr Ste 600
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Infirmary-Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Rehab Institute, Little Rock, Ar

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Dr.Gerald Ware
(501) 219-0900
9800 Lile Dr # 200
Little Rock, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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
RateMD Rating
1.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Robert Lyon Berry, MD
(501) 225-4488
9800 Lile Dr Ste 301
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Infirmary-Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Rehab Institute, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Eye Care Arkansas

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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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Richard Andrew Harper, MD
(501) 686-5150
4301 West Markham Mail Slot 523
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar
Group Practice: Medical College Physicians Group -Uams; Medical College Physicians Grp Univ Of Arkansas Med Sciences

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David Rodney Rozas, MD
(501) 664-5354
5 Saint Vincent Cir Ste 101
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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