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2013-12-30 12:22:25

For the estimated 10 percent of patients whose bodies reject a corneal transplant, the odds of a second transplant succeeding are poor.

2013-03-09 23:00:49

The goal of the "Cornea Preservation Time Study" is to guarantee donor supply meets future demand by widening the cornea transplant window. Sarasota,

2012-06-12 14:15:21

Over 45,000 corneal transplant eye surgeries are performed in the US every year.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.