Cornea Transplant

Treating Keratoconus

A degenerative eye disease called keratoconus has caused 24-year-old Rico to experience progressive vision loss. The condition causes the cornea to gradually deteriorate and develop an abnormal, cone-like shape. Ophthalmologist and keratoconus...

Vision-Saving Surgery

A painful, progressive eye disease caused a 24-year-old man to develop severe vision loss. See the cutting-edge procedure that restored his sight! Plus, cancer myth or reality — what you need to know about the deadly disease. And, essential earthquake saf

Keratoconus Procedure Explained

Rico, 24, underwent a cross-linking procedure and corneal transplant to treat keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease that causes the cornea to gradually deteriorate, resulting in severe vision loss. Ophthalmologist Dr. Ronald Gaster explains the...

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Cornea Transplant

Watch eye surgeon Dr. Thomas John, a leader in no-stitch cornea transplant surgery based in Chicago, perform a revolutionary cornea transplant, which helps patients regain their eyesight.