The Mission of Miracles In Sight is to support the restoration, preservation, and enhancement of sight through transplant, research and innovation. Those last two – research and innovation – are of paramount importance, leading to optimal outcomes for both patients and doctors. It is that goal which led MIS to partner with two leading medical centers on significant studies that have now concluded.
Everyone knows that the human eye is made up of distinct parts and regions — the cornea, the retina, the optic nerve, and so on. It is less commonly understood, says Daniel Saban, PhD, that funding for research and treatment of eye disorders tends to be similarly divided and compartmentalized.
On this day in 1905, Austrian surgeon Dr. Edward Zirm, performed the first successful human full-thickness transplant in Moravia, now the Czech Republic.Read More
DMEK is quickly becoming THE standard in posterior corneal transplantation. DMEK results in better visual acuity than DSAEK, as well as a reduced risk of graft rejection. Whether you are just beginning your DMEK journey or have a great deal of experience, consider using Miracles In Sight’s knowledgeable team for DMEK consultation and tissue preparation.Read More