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Hong Kong Eye Bank reduces waiting time for corneal transplants by almost 60%
 

Hong Kong Eye Bank reduces waiting time for corneal transplants by almost 60%

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Thanks to the effort of the Hong Kong Eye Bank, waiting times for corneal transplantation has dropped more than half in the past five years. Riding upon this success, further efforts are already underway to improve the landscape of corneal transplantation and its perception within the community.
 
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29 Aug 2017 - General
 
This is an impressive leap made by the Hong Kong Eye Bank in terms of finding corneal donors and reducing the waiting time for the recipients. Considering that only 16 members work for the Hong Kong Eye Bank, the institute has achieved tremendous improvement especially with harvesting donors. This was done despite cultural beliefs among Chinese to keep the body intact after death. Thank you for sharing the wonderful news ...
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