She Has His Eyes--Does Gender Matter in Cornea Transplants?

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Scientific American article

A study suggests women are more likely to reject men’s corneas, contradicting practice and previous research. Doctors who transplant corneas have always thought of the vision-saving surgery as gender-neutral, but a new study in the U.K. has found that female patients do better if they get their new corneas from other women rather than men.

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2016
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