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Corneal Transplant Ocala, FL

Replacing a Damaged Cornea

The cornea is the part of the eye that literally sits front and center. This clear anterior surface protects the inner structures from environmental factors like dust and also from injury. What happens in the event of severe corneal damage? At Central Florida Eye Institute, a corneal transplant may be recommended. Corneal transplant treatment is…

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Corneal Transplant Ocala, FL

Why Would Corneal Transplant be Necessary?

The eyes are intricate body parts with numerous structures. The cornea is a transparent surface that is located at the front of the eye. Corneal transplant surgery is a procedure (keratoplasty, or KP) in which the central part of the cornea is removed. To take its place, the surgeon inserts a small piece of healthy,…

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Take care of your corneas

The cornea is the transparent, dome-shaped surface of the eye, providing a large part of its focusing power. This clear front “window” of your eye is an important structure that can be damaged from many of life’s expected and unexpected activities, including work, sports and accidents. Hereditary conditions, as well as diseases, can also contribute…

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Protecting your amazing cornea

Your cornea is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of your eye, and as the outermost layer, it’s designed to withstand minor injuries and abrasions. The cornea is highly sensitive, and if scratched can cause tearing and pain. But healthy cells quickly slide over to patch the injury before infection occurs that could…

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Why you might need a cornea transplant

There’s probably nothing more disconcerting than feeling like there’s something weird going on with your vision. Maybe things look oddly cloudy or distorted, or maybe you’re even having unusual eye pain. Anytime you feel like you’re not seeing things the way you normally do, you should come in and see us. You could have a…

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