Healthy Living: Corneal Transplants

Shingles is a painful complication caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Hl Corneal Transplants Pkg 5.transfer

If the rash spreads to the eye, it can reduce vision or even lead to blindness.

A new study indicates that, in the most severe cases, there is a surgical solution that shows promise.

Courtney Hunter explains in Healthy Living.

Dr. Hood says the most common complication from the transplant surgery included a loss of corneal sensation, but he says new procedures like corneal neurotization can restore the nerve function and improve the transplant outcomes.

 

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