Video: Cornea transplant – Mayo Clinic

Full-thickness corneal transplants include removing the diseased cornea and stitching in a new 1 from

Full-thickness corneal transplants include removing the diseased cornea and stitching in a new 1 from a donor. But now, for illnesses that have an effect on only the interior lining of the cornea, medical professionals can do a partial-thickness transplant. This entails removing only the destroyed layer and transplanting it with donor tissue.