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How do I donate my corneas to medicine?

Donating corneas is a far simpler process than donating other organs, as the donor does not need to be on life support. People who are willing to donate their corneas should inform their families of their desire to donate. Approximately 43,000 corneas are harvested in the United States for transplants every year, and there are waiting lists for those who need donor corneas.

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