Traveling for Surgery during COVID-19


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Welcome to the Cornea Research Foundation


We conduct research to improve vision treatments and serve as a resource for those seeking help for their vision problems.

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Fuchs' Genetics Study Underway


To investigate why many cornea transplant patients experience high eye pressure and how we may predict who will have this complication.

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Our Research

Innovating solutions and pioneering advancements. A leader in vision research for 30 years.

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Our Publications

We have written or co-authored over 200 journal articles on cornea problems and advanced treatment options.

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Price Vision Group based in Indianapolis, Indiana serves as a partner in research and education along with other collaborators.

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Real People, Real Stories

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Jay: DMEK & Homewood Suites

Jay shares his DMEK experience staying at Homewood Suites.

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Tina Beard: Fuchs' Dystrophy

A life-changing experience with DMEK cornea transplants.

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Glenn: DALK Cornea Transplant

Glenn shares his experience with his DALK cornea transplant.

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Michael Gretz: Fuchs' and DMEK

Cornea transplant recipient Michael shares his experience of the sight restoring DMEK procedure.

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Pat Callis: DMEK Cornea Transplant

Pat shares her experience and improvement with a DMEK cornea transplant.

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Mike: Fuchs' and DMEK & Cataracts

From California, Mike hasn't seen this well since he was 15 years old.

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Jasmin: The Youngest EK

Jasmin continues to be the youngest patient to receive EK at the age of two. Now, she's thriving!

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Ann Crupi: DMEK and Cataracts

Ann shares her story with Fuchs' dystrophy and cataracts

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Margaret: DMEK & Cataracts

Margaret shares her story with DMEK and Cataract combined surgeries by Dr. Feng.

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Latest from the Blog

  • Safety Tips for Traveling to Indianapolis for a Cornea Transplant during Covid-19

    The outbreak of covid-19 has resulted in avoiding unnecessary opportunities to contract the coronavirus. You may find yourself weighing whether or not to keep an appointment for eye surgery. There are three parties that can take precautions to make it as safe as they can: Price Vision Group, your hotel and yourself. We compiled safety information and tips to help you prepare for your trip to Indianapolis while maintaining some control over your environment.

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  • Reminder of Graft Rejection Symptoms

    If you have had a cornea transplant and are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please consult your doctor's office right away:

    R - Redness: graft rejection may present with a red eye
    S - Sensitivity: light sensitivity beyond what is typical for you 
    V - Vision: decreased vision caused by a cloudy or foggy sensation
    P - Pain:  irritation, foreign body sensation or discomfort without a direct cause
    Remember, RSVP. 

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Upcoming Events

22 Aug 2023

Cornea Classic Golf Outing


Join us at the Cornea Classic Golf Outing at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana on Tuesday, August 22, 2023. 

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