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Artificial corneal transplant proven to correct corneal blindness

  • Leonard Ang

    Contributor

Singapore | Wed, October 26 2011 | 09:56 am
Artificial corneal transplant proven to correct corneal blindness

For eyes: Leonard Ang checks eyes of a patient in his clinic in Singapore. Courtesy of Leonard AngCorneal blindness is the second commonest cause of treatable blindness in the world after cataract, with more than 20 million cases globally. While conventional corneal transplants can successfully restore vision in patients by replacing the diseased cornea, there is always a risk of cornea graft reje...

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