Home > Eye care > Corneal Transplant Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jan 22, 2008 by LMarten, Views: 7806 Dr. Lisa Martin discusses corneal transplantation. During a Cornea transplant the diseased cornea is removed, then the donor tissue is sewn in place. A laser is usually used to cut the diseased cornea. South Texas Eye Institute. San Antonio, Texas. 210-692-1388.