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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corneal_transplantation

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a ... The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil and ... There is a risk of cornea rejection, which occurs in about 20% of cases. ... corneal transplant, the surgery can be performed with one or no sutures.

www.statnews.com/2016/11/23/eye-transplant

Nov 23, 2016 ... A team of Pittsburgh transplant surgeons aims to use donor eyes to restore ... Nickells has been working on how gene expression — not just the ...

www.aao.org/eye-health/treatments/transplantation-eye

Mar 3, 2014 ... Medical science has no way to transplant whole eyes. When someone receives an "eye transplant," they are being given a donor cornea, the ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/researchers-human-eye-transplant-decade

Nov 26, 2016 ... Scientists have strived for successful eye transplants for centuries -- but ... Nickells has been working on how gene expression — not just the ...

www.webmd.com/eye-health/news/20141030/scientists-set-their-sights-on-first-whole-eye-transplant

Oct 30, 2014 ... Scientists Set Sights on 1st Whole-Eye Transplant ... "For patients with a devastating eye injury where there's no remaining connective optic ...

www.care2.com/causes/are-we-close-to-a-full-human-eye-transplant.html

Mar 22, 2015 ... Currently, the only available ocular transplant is that of the cornea, the thin lens over the eye, but not the entire organ. For patients who ...

www.quora.com/Why-cant-the-entire-eye-be-transplanted

The eyeball itself could be transplanted - but it would never actually function. ... Related Questions. Will a whole eye transplant be possible in the next 20 years? Why isn't there such a thing as eye transplants for the blind?

www.wonderbaby.org/news/can-i-get-eye-transplant-my-blind-child

Oct 30, 2010 ... By Sarah Blake. There is no such thing as a whole-eye transplant. The optic nerve, which goes directly to the brain, cannot be transplanted; and ...

www.post-gazette.com/local/2015/07/06/UPMC-exploring-future-of-eye-transplants/stories/201507060003

Jul 5, 2015 ... No eye transplants have been done in the pigs yet, Dr. Gorantla said. ... retina through the optic nerve to the pathways to the brain, and there ...