Myth– Eye transplant is the solution for all eyes.
Fact– Eye transplant is a misnomer. It is only cornea that we can transplant. Only the diseases that affect the cornea can be treated with cornea/ eye transplant. If the vision is lost due to disease of any other part of the eye such as retina, lens or vitreous; eye or cornea transplant does not help in these cases.
Myth– Some use animal eyes for transplant.
Fact– Only human cadaveric eye/cornea are used for transplant. No animal eyes are used for transplant in human beings.
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