Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Corneal Transplantation: An Introduction, By Mark Hornfeld, DO

Corneal transplantation, or keratoplasty, involves the thin, transparent covering that shields the eye from the outside world. This structure, the cornea, helps the eye focus light in the same way a camera’s lens does. Vision problems are often caused by misshapen corneas, and can be corrected with contact lenses, glasses, or laser eye surgery. Corneal …

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Volunteer Eye Surgeons International: Bringing Sight to the World by Dr. Mark Hornfeld, DO

VESI (Volunteer Eye Surgeons International) has worked to restore eyesight to the world since 1986. Many people in underserved communities suffer with vision problems that can be easily corrected using modern ophthalmology tools and practices. VESI strives to reach out to these communities by establishing clinics and offering training to local ophthalmologists. The organization also …

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