Study Shows Older Corneas May Work Well for Transplant

CINCINNATI. People on long waiting lists for corneal transplants, which could help recover their eyesight, may not have to wait any longer.

According to a new study conducted by researchers at UC, older corneas may transplant as well as younger ones, which will expand the age of cornea donation to 75 and increase the corneal donor pool.

This study was published in the April 2008 edition of the journal Ophthalmology.

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