Watch fellowship trained cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, discuss cornea transplants. Dr. Thompson briefly discusses the history of cornea transplants and covers some commonly asked questions in this brief video. For appointments, call 920 499-3102.
Over the weekend Dr. Matt was in Tampa Bay providing instruction to cornea fellows and recent graduates as part of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research Cornea Fellowship Training Program. The event offered one-on-one training in many areas including advanced cornea transplant techniques and practical training in DMEK, DSAEK and PKP cases. Dr. […]
Watch Tower Clock Eye Center cornea specialist Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, describe a procedure known as superficial keratectomy. The procedure is considered a minor surgery and is performed to reduce inflammation, scarring and other imperfections to the cornea. Dr. Thompson explains in what cases he utilizes the procedure, and generally how it is performed. For […]
Watch as DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is briefly explained by Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD, Tower Clock Eye Center’s fellowship-trained cornea specialist. Dr. Thompson explains the basics behind this method of partial cornea transplant and the positive outcomes it provides. To schedule an appointment to learn more, please call 920 499-3102.
We’ve all heard of organ transplants, but many people don’t know that parts of the eye can be transplanted too, namely the cornea. The cornea The cornea is the clear, outer layer of the eye and is composed of three components: the outermost layer or epithelial layer, the middle or stromal layer, and the inner […]