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

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Dr.Marcia Carney
(757) 961-2000
4433 Corporation Ln # 195
Virginia Beach, VA
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F
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Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Hospital: Med College Of Virginia Hosps, Richmond, Va
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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John Robt Griffin, MD
(916) 483-2525
5700 Cleveland St
Virginia Beach, VA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1966

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Samuel N Garrett, MD
465 N Great Neck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1983

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

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Edgar Morris Levine, MD
Virginia Beach, VA
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Ophthalmology
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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
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Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1995

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Donald Edward La Marche, MD
(757) 481-2626
1017 Colonial Meadows Way
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1963

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Aris Philip Delianides, MD
(757) 481-3800
1849 Old Donation Pkwy Ste 1
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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