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Kenneth R Neufeld, MD
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Syracuse Med Ctr
Graduation Year: 1999

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Ron Haymond Tilford, MD
(404) 605-8950
3343 Cochise Dr NW
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1980

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John Henry Nolen Jr, MD
(770) 425-1341
4350 Sedberry Hill Ct SE
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1971

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Steven Robert Corwin, MD
(770) 427-8111
PO Box 878
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1983

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Alan Lee Benedict, MD
(770) 419-1393
653 Cherokee St NE
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1985

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Tina C Lucas Glass, MD
(770) 434-9324
3969 S Cobb Dr SE Ste 105
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Morehouse Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30310
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Robert Halpern
(404) 351-2220
3225 Cumberland Blvd SE
Atlanta, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.3, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Anisa Threlkeld
(770) 479-2195
895 Canton Road Northeast #100
Marietta, GA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Gerardo Parada, MD
(770) 425-1341
130 Vann St NE Ste 230
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1992

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Anisa B Threlkeld, MD
(770) 427-8111
895 Canton Rd NE
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
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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