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Corneal Transplant Surgery Rogers AR

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Susan Buyse Johnson, MD
(501) 254-9471
13 Wimbledon Way
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1977

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Lucas Oliver Platt II, DO
(479) 636-7506
3737 W Walnut St
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar; Northwest Health -Bates Med C, Bentonville, Ar; St Mary Rogers Mem Hosp, Rogers, Ar
Group Practice: Boozman-Hof Regional Eye Clnc

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Robert Earl Jeffries, MD
(479) 756-5500
PO Box 7094
Springdale, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1992

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John A Billingsley III, MD
(479) 751-1029
2070 McKenzie Rd Ste A
Springdale, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar; Northwest Health -Bates Med C, Bentonville, Ar
Group Practice: Mc Donald Eye Assoc & Laser

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James E Mc Donald II, MD
(479) 521-2555
3318 N Northhills Blvd
Fayetteville, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar; Northwest Med Ctr, Springdale, Ar
Group Practice: Mc Donald Eye Assoc

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Randall Earl Cole, MD
(479) 246-1700
PO Box 1353
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Stephen Vold
(479) 246-1700
3737 West Walnut Street
Rogers, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard E Brown Jr, MD
(479) 756-1234
1600 W Sunset Ave
Springdale, 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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Charles William Hof, MD
(479) 636-7506
25 Cunningham Cor
Bella Vista, 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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Morriss Murphey Henry, MD
(479) 442-5227
22 W Colt Square Dr
Fayetteville, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Legal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1955
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Reg Med Ctr, Fayetteville, Ar
Group Practice: Henry Eye Clinic

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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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