Egypt suffers shortage of cornea transplants, hundreds on waiting list

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 03:15 GMT

The minister said that the number of state-funded cornea transplant operations is quite low compared to the need.

Egyptian Parliamentarian suggests raising awareness on cornea donation, introducing eye bank

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 03:09 GMT

There are almost one million citizens who need cornea transplants.

MP condemns removal of dead person’s corneas without permission

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 09:13 GMT

The victim’s family found his eyes bleeding and then knew that his corneas were missing from his body, and subsequently filed a complaint at the police department.

Man’s cornea removal ignites controversy in Egypt

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 01:58 GMT

Corneas of the dead can be removed without permission.

The law approves taking dead patient’s corneas: MP

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 01:38 GMT

MP Abdel Hamid Abaza said Egyptian law approves taking the cornea of recently deceased patients.