What to Expect

Prior to having cornea transplant surgery, many patients have questions about the procedure and what to expect following their transplant. Eversight recommends that all questions and concerns be addressed directly with one’s ophthalmologist, as each person’s case is unique.

Click here for information provided by the National Eye Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This page includes information about the cornea, how it can be affected by disease or injury and corneal transplantation. The section titled Talking to your Doctor may help you communicate your questions or concerns about your surgery to your physician.

The Mayo Clinic has additional information about the cornea and what to expect during your transplantation surgery here.