Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Walking by Faith, and Now by Sight

In many ways, Jenny Peterson was like other mothers of young children. She cooked and baked, cleaned and washed clothes, and cheered her children on from the sidelines of their activities. In one significant way, though, Jenny was different: She did all of these things without sight. Jenny lost her vision in 1976, after having [...]

Why choose Mayo Clinic for cornea transplant:

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) have training in cornea surgery in addition to general ophthalmology. Mayo Clinic doctors perform about 165 cornea transplants each year.
  • Thorough screening. Mayo Clinic emphasizes a thorough evaluation and comprehensive review of your medical history to ensure that you will benefit from the appropriate cornea transplant surgery. This careful screening helps ensure the chances for a successful outcome of clearer vision.
  • Technology and treatments. Ophthalmologists at Mayo Clinic offer the most current technology and most advanced treatment options available for cornea transplant, including full-thickness cornea transplant and partial-thickness cornea transplant.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic researchers conduct studies of cornea function and transplant tissue survival and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked high performing for ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report.

June 28, 2014