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All Posts Tagged: ophthalmologist

Ken Clifton’s Vision is Restored through DMEK and Corneal Transplant

Ken Clifton suffered from poor vision his entire life due to a birth defect in one eye, but when he was diagnosed with Fuchs’ Dystrophy in 2010, his vision turned from poor to painful – with blisters on the back of his eye and increasingly distorted vision. Dr. John Parker of Parker Cornea performed DMEK surgery, a corneal transplant, cataract transplant and lens implant, which restored Mr. Clifton’s vision to better than it had ever been in his entire life. Watch his story:

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New Treatment for Advanced Keratoconus now Available to Parker Cornea Patients

This blog post was adapted from a paper published in U.S. Ophthalmic Review, written by senior UAB ophthalmology resident physician Jack Parker, M.D.

At Parker Cornea, we are committed to researching safer treatment options for patients suffering from advanced keratoconus, a disorder that results in a “cone-shaped” cornea that can cause blurred vision, sensitivity to light, distortion of vision and eye irritation, redness and swelling.

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Welcome to the Parker Cornea Blog

Welcome to the Parker Cornea blog! We are so glad you have found us. Parker Cornea is a professional and specialized ophthalmology practice that offers cutting-edge procedures to patients across the world. Parker Cornea is located within the UAB Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., but also performs surgeries in Nicaragua every year as part of Dr. Parker and Parker Cornea’s mission work efforts.

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