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2015-05-08 12:25:20

Collaboration Will Expand Availability of More Local Corneal Transplant Tissue WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-11 08:30:13

Corneal transplants increase to 48,000 a year, returning priceless gift of vision to people suffering from eye injury or disease SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-01-28 12:28:02

Local organ procurement organization announces increase in registered organ donors and record-breaking tissue donation year, translating to more lives saved and healed DENVER, Jan.

2013-11-27 15:43:35

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age, and corneas from donors over 71 perform slightly less well but still remain healthy for most transplant recipients.

2013-11-26 23:01:20

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age, and corneas from donors over 71 perform slightly less well

Study Finds Donor Age Not A Factor In Most Corneal Transplants
2013-11-15 14:02:15

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age

2013-05-08 17:51:26

The first successful cornea transplant with donor endothelial tissue preloaded by an eye bank has been performed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston, Mass.

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,


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.