Various diseases and injuries can affect the transparency and shape of the cornea, preventing light from passing through normally and causing impaired vision. Depending on which layer of the cornea is affected, cornea transplant can be: penetrating keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty or endothelial keratoplasty.

Cornea Transplant explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
A reassuring message for patients facing a cornea transplant, because cornea transplantation is very safe: rejection rates are low.

Substantiated information by:

Gloria Ferrer
Jorge Peraza Nieves

Published: 27 November 2019
Updated: 27 November 2019

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