Keratoplasty

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keratoplasty

[′ker·əd·ō‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
A plastic operation on the cornea, especially the transplantation of a portion of the cornea.

Keratoplasty

 

an operation involving corneal grafting.

It is performed when there are persistent opacities (leukomas) of the cornea that cause a severe decrease in vision, in order to partially or completely restore vision. Sometimes keratoplasty is resorted to also for cosmetic reasons. In keratoplasty the altered cornea is excised and in its place a disk of similar shape and size is grafted that is taken from the cornea of a person whose eye was removed for other reasons.

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Current techniques [7,8,9] of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) are of Two Types
Keywords: Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty, Descemet's membrane
Two rabbits were used as omentum donors, while the other underwent lamellar keratoplasty combined with transplantation of either free omental graft (OM-graft group) or omental mesenchymal cells (OM-cell group).
This study is undertaken to evaluate various aspects of lamellar keratoplasty like indications, surgical techniques, post op management, graft clarity, complications and visual outcome.
Posterior lamellar keratoplasty for treatment of deep stromal absesses in nine horses.
They address the physics and fundamentals, keratoconus screening, evaluation of LASIK flaps, evaluation and management of anterior lamellar surgery, penetrating and posterior lamellar keratoplasty, corneal opacities, refractive corneal implants, intracorneal ring segments, glaucoma evaluations, quantitative measurement of the anterior chamber angle, intraocular lens implantation, anterior segment tumors, measurement of accommodation, intraocular lenses and cataracts, clear corneal cataract incisions, and future applications.
Comparison of deep lamellar keratoplasty and penetrating keratoplasty in patients with keratoconus.
Therefore, the present study aimed to evaluate clinical, morphological and immunohistochemical events that occur in the cornea of rabbits submitted to lamellar keratoplasty with microfibrillar cellulose membrane implant.
Atlas of microkeratome assisted lamellar keratoplasty.
For example, one patient with Reis Buckler Dystrophy had had a penetrating graft in their right eye over 20 years ago and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in the left eye five years ago, with further phototherapeutic keratectomy for recurrence of corneal erosions, as well as LASIK to reduce astigmatism.
There are many types of intraocular surgeries such as phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, deep sclerotomy, viscocanalostomy, holmium laser sclerostomy, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, endothelial keratoplasty, intracorneal ring segment implantation, and pars plana vitrectomy, that are known to result in DMD.