Corneal Transplant Surgery Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Jul
2014

Q&A: Is corneal stem cell transplantation experimental or is it FDA approved?

Emilio Justo, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com How long does it take the cornea to regenerate and/or repair itself once the stem cells are put in the cornea? Is it more or less effective then a regular corneal transplant? Is corneal stem cell transplantation ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2014

Q&A: What is the difference between laser thermokeratoplasty and microwave thermokeratoplasty?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the difference between laser thermokeratoplasty and microwave thermokeratoplasty? Which one is more effective in the treatment of keratoconus? Is LTK dangerous since keratoconus makes the cornea ... View full question & answer >>
May
2014

Q&A: With Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy, when should I go for corneal transplant surgery?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I was recently diagnosed by my opthomologist as having Fuchs Distrophy. I have foggy vision, hallows around lights, burning eyes,thickenning corneas, and have started to wear perscription glasses 20-30, ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Can I have LASIK after having RK?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i have a corneal transplant on my right eye as a result of a botched radial keritonomy, i had 20 cuts in each eye as the result of RK in 1993 i am having trouble with the fit of a gas permeable contact ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: What are my options for keratoconus?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com some body told me they started developing a new laser techniqu to treat kerato konus , but I won't advise to do it rigtnow , I am a long term sufferer of that disease , which can be corrected somehow ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2001

Q&A:If my husband had LASIK eye surgery and now has little vision because the cornea is no longer round, what can be done?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com My husband had lasik on both eyes. As of now he has very little vision,the cornia was damaged and is no longer round.What can be done to correct this problem? View full question & answer >>
Jul
2001

Q&A:If my husband had LASIK eye surgery and now has little vision because the cornea is no longer round, what can be done to correct this?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My husband had lasik on both eyes. As of now he has very little vision,the cornia was damaged and is no longer round.What can be done to correct this problem? View full question & answer >>
Dec
1999

Q&A: What is the worst case scenario that can happen in LASIK eye surgery?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the worst case scenario that can happen in lasik surgery? and are there cases where you need a corneal transplant, and if so what are the statistics of that happening? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: I have been diagnosed with corneal guttata. Could you please tell me what it is and if it has a good prognosis?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been diagnosed with corneal guttata and have not been able to get any information on it. Could you please tell me what it is and what the prognosis is. I have a strong family history of glaucoma ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: Who can you recommend that does LASIK eye surgery and cornea translate surgery?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Please advise me on finding an experienced surgeon who does cornea translants and lasik, and/or one who has had success with lasik on a cornea transplant patient. I live in Charlotte NC. Thanks View full question & answer >>