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Corneal Transplant

Alternate Names : Penetrating Keratoplasty (PKP)

Corneal Transplant | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

An eye patch may be put on after surgery. The person will be taken to the surgery recovery room for a short period of time. Once all the effects of anesthesia have worn off, and the person is able to drink fluids without nausea, he or she will be discharged home.

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Corneal Transplant: Home Care and Complications

Author: William Stevens, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 05/18/01

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