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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corneal_transplantation

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a ... The graft is taken from a recently dead individual with no known diseases or other ... The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil ... There is a risk of cornea rejection, which occurs in about 20% of cases.

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.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.pbs.org/newshour/health/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.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 ...

eyeandear.org/our-research/ophthalmology/the-whole-eye-transplant-project

Transplanting the entire eye will present far more complex issues than more common organ or other tissue transplants. Furthermore, to succeed in all the ...

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.verywell.com/is-an-eye-transplant-possible-3157248

Jun 15, 2017 ... Currently, the only eye transplant procedure that is available is the cornea ... transplants, individuals who receive a cornea transplant do not ...