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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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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CRFA Announces Rock Inhibitor Study


CRFA is pleased to announce the ROCK Inhibitor Study to Reduce Cornea Transplant Complications.

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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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  • Join Us for the 2018 Cornea Classic Golf Outing

    Now in its 21st year, the Cornea Classic has cumululatively raised over $750,000 to fund new treatment options for those with complex vision problems. This year, join us either in-person or in spirit to help raise $50,000!

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  • Basketball, Baseball and Air/Paintball Guns Top the List of Leading Causes of Eye Injuries

    More than 40 percent of eye injuries that occur every year are related to sports or recreational activities. A recent study found that about 30,000 people in the U.S. went to an emergency department with a sports-related eye injury, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported.[i] Three sports accounted for almost half of all injuries: basketball, baseball and air/paintball guns.


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Upcoming Events


Cornea Classic Golf Outing


The 21th Annual Cornea Classic Golf Outing will be held on June 5, 2018 at Ironwood Golf Club in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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