Cornea Donation and Transplantation

Working toward improving access to cornea donation and transplantation in Canada

For the last decade the increasingly long waiting lists for cornea transplantation have consistently gained media and government attention. Wait times are often measured in years as opposed to months, meaning the rates of access to cornea transplantation in Canada are on par with, or lower than, the rates seen in some developing countries. Yet, despite all the attention the number of corneas transplanted in Canada has remained unchanged for the last six years and no focused and coordinated efforts have been expended to improve this system. Read more about work underway to improve access to cornea donation and transplantation in Canada.

 


A National Consensus Forum for Improving Access to Cornea Donation and Transplantation in Canada


Eye and Tissue Reports and Surveys


One-Year Later: Cornea Donation and Transplantation National Consensus Forum for Improving Access in Canada