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Eye Bank- Facts and Myths about donating eyes
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Myth - Eyes can be removed out of living human beings.
Fact - Eyes are removed only after death.
Myth - Eyes can be donated even by a live person.
Fact - Eyes can only be pledged by a live person. Eyes can be donated only after death.
Myth - Removal of eyes causes disfigurement of the face.
Fact - Removal of eyes does not produce any disfigurement of the face.
Myth - Eye donation interferes with, or delays customary final rites.
Fact - Eye donation does not interfere with or delay final rites, as the corneal excision procedure takes less than 20 minutes.
Myth - Eyes of aged donors are not acceptable.
Fact - All donor eyes are acceptable irrespective of the donor’s age, including eyes of premature/ still-born babies.
Myth - Indian eyes are not good to be used for corneal transplantation.
Fact - Eyes of any deceased person anywhere in the world can be used for corneal transplantation following evaluation.
Myth - An entire eye can be transplanted.
Fact - Only the cornea is used for transplantation.
Myth - Corneal transplantation is an experimental procedure.
Fact - Corneal transplantation is a proven, routinely performed surgery and is a successful procedure.
Myth - Corneal transplantation is not effective and successful in Indian eyes.
Fact - Corneal transplantation is effective in all eyes, if performed under optimal conditions.
Myth - Human eyes can be bought or sold.
Fact - Selling or buying of human eyes is illegal.
Myth - Only those who have pledged their eyes can donate them after death.
Fact - Pledging of eyes is not important, because even in the case of a pledge, the consent of the family.
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Address :
C U Shah Medical College & Hospital,
Dudhrej Road,
Surendranagar-363001, Gujarat, India
Contact Info :
(+91) (2752) 287000 | 256001
82380-60108 | 1800 233 6001 (Toll Free)

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Updated on : 04 December 2020
Address :
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Dudhrej Road,
Surendranagar-363001, Gujarat, India
Contact Info :
(+91) (2752) 287000 | 256001
82380-60108 | 1800 233 6001 (Toll Free)

cushahmedical@gmail.com

Last updated on : 04 December 2020

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