Welcome to the Cornea Research Foundation


We conduct research to improve vision treatments and serve as a resource for those seeking help for their vision problems.

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2019 Annual Report Released


CRFA is pleased to share key findings, financial results, publications, generous supporters and more!

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CRFA Celebrates 30 Years of Saving Sight


9,500 transplant outcomes, 120 research studies, 220 publications, 400 presentations at global meetings, and much more!

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Fuchs' Genetics Study Underway


To investigate why many cornea transplant patients experience high eye pressure and how we may predict who will have this complication.

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Our research is made possible by the generous gifts of those who benefit from it. Make a tax-deductible gift to help us continue our work.


Our Research

Innovating solutions and pioneering advancements. A leader in vision research for 30 years.

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Our Publications

We have written or co-authored over 200 journal articles on cornea problems and advanced treatment options.

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Our Partner

Price Vision Group based in Indianapolis, Indiana serves as a partner in research and education along with other collaborators.

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Real People, Real Stories

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Jay: DMEK & Homewood Suites

Jay shares his DMEK experience staying at Homewood Suites.

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Tina Beard: Fuchs' Dystrophy

A life-changing experience with DMEK cornea transplants.

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Glenn: DALK Cornea Transplant

Glenn shares his experience with his DALK cornea transplant.

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Michael Gretz: Fuchs' and DMEK

Cornea transplant recipient Michael shares his experience of the sight restoring DMEK procedure.

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Pat Callis: DMEK Cornea Transplant

Pat shares her experience and improvement with a DMEK cornea transplant.

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Mike: Fuchs' and DMEK & Cataracts

From California, Mike hasn't seen this well since he was 15 years old.

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Jasmin: The Youngest EK

Jasmin continues to be the youngest patient to receive EK at the age of two. Now, she's thriving!

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Ann Crupi: DMEK and Cataracts

Ann shares her story with Fuchs' dystrophy and cataracts

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Margaret: DMEK & Cataracts

Margaret shares her story with DMEK and Cataract combined surgeries by Dr. Feng.

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Latest from the Blog

  • Elmis Kress tells why he supports Cornea Research Foundation this Holiday Season

    "The vision in my right eye has been challenged all my life. I've had traumas, multiple procedures, a full-thickness transplant with Dr. Price, a DSEK transplant before DMEK was an option with Dr. Feng, and now I struggle with elevated eye pressure and glaucoma. I've been through the gamut of vision problems, but am thankful for my sight. I've benefitted from new advances thanks to vision research, and offered to share my story with you...

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  • 2018 Annual Report Released

    The 2018 annual report highlights key projects, financial statements, publications and a listing our our generous supporters.

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Upcoming Events

23 June 2020

Cornea Classic Golf Outing


Join us at the Cornea Classic Golf Outing at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana. 

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