corneal grafting


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Related to corneal grafting: Penetrating keratoplasty
Translations

corneal grafting

n. injerto de la córnea.
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The added complexity of the additional procedures possibly resulted in longer time of surgery and longer periods of postoperative inflammation compared to lamellar corneal grafting alone.
Keratoprosthesis25 is an alternative to corneal grafting following amniotic membrane grafting.
Recognition of the fact that vision restoration through corneal grafting is possible for a sizable proportion of the corneal blind in India has led to a sustained multipronged drive to raise awareness of eye donations and corneal transplants.
The rationale of conducting this study is to observe the effect of CXL in patients with symptomatic PBK in our population because corneal grafting is not readily available and if at all possible, most of the patients cannot afford the cost.
Wajid Ali Khan, the Chief Consultant of Al-Shifa Trust who is recognised globally for his expertise in corneal grafting.
Some of the patients had input from both corneal and oculoplastics teams, as the key to successful corneal grafting is a healthy, nurturing anterior segment which is supported by the oculoplastics team.
However, the corneal disease burden and need for corneal grafting in South Africa is immense.
Infection in the fifth patient failed to respond to topical preparations (cefazolin, propamidine isethionate, and clotrimazole); one cornea perforated, and the patient underwent emergency corneal grafting.
Buccellato also stated, "As noted in the June 2002 issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, our investigational antibodies to gamma interferon was used to treat thirteen patients who were experiencing corneal transplant rejection after corneal grafting.
Tectonic keratoplasty, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue.