Cornea Transplant Recipients


Cornea donation is necessary for the preservation and restoration of sight — one cornea donor can restore sight to 2 people. The cornea is the clear dome-like covering of the front of the eye that allows the light to pass through to the retina and enables us to see. A cornea transplant is a surgical procedure that replaces whole or part of a recipient's damaged cornea.

Cornea transplants restore sight to those suffering from vision loss due to corneal blindness commonly caused by: