Cornea Surgeon Explains… What is a Cornea Transplant? | Top 3 Reasons For Cornea Surgery!

What is a cornea transplant and who will need to get this type of surgery? In this video, I go through the anatomy of the cornea, types of cornea transplants, and the most common indications like cornea scars, Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy, and Keratoconus. I also include some clips of my own surgeries throughout the video!

00:00 Introduction
00:32 What is the cornea?
01:28 Cornea Anatomy
02:33 Indication #1
03:12 Indication #2
04:04 Indication #3
04:45 Complications and Risks

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Hi! My name is Michele Lee, and I am a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Please hit the subscribe button if you like my videos, and thanks for following me on my YouTube journey!

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