Corneal Transplant Surgery Virginia Beach VA

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Adam Seth Gant, MD
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr.BARRY MANDELL
(757) 227-4300
397 Little Neck Rd # 202
Virginia Beach, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Barry Alan Mandell, MD
(757) 481-4400
968 First Colonial Rd Ste 105
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Italian
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Virginia Beach General Hosp, Virginia Bch, Va
Group Practice: Retina & Vitreous Ctr

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Alan Lewis Wagner, MD
(757) 481-4400
968 First Colonial Rd Ste 105
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Virginia Beach General Hosp, Virginia Bch, Va; Bon Secours De Paul Med Ctr, Norfolk, Va
Group Practice: Retina & Vitreous Ctr

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George Peyton Neatrour, MD
(757) 425-5550
2676 Wimbledon Point Dr
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Sentara Bayside Hospital, Virginia Bch, Va
Group Practice: Beach Eyecare

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Donald Edward Evans, MD
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1977

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Matthew J Mitsch, MD
(757) 496-4864
1821 Old Donation Pkwy Ste 6
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.George Neatrour
(757) 425-5550
1201 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Sentara Bayside Hospital, Virginia Bch, Va
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Edgar Morris Levine, MD
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1990

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Quentin James Franklin, MD
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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