corneal transplant


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Related to corneal transplant: keratoconus, Fuchs dystrophy
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Noun1.corneal transplant - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donorcorneal transplant - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
epikeratophakia - using a piece of donated corneal tissue to repair the eye of someone who has had a cataract removed; "epikeratophakia gave her a living contact lens"
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
organ transplant, transplantation, transplant - an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient); "he had a kidney transplant"; "the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent"; "a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago"
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A team of eye specialists led by Medical Director, Pakistan Eye Bank society, Dr Qazi Wasiq, successfully operated two patients Ms Jamalu and Mohammad Hussain, waiting for corneal transplant at PEBS Hospital free of charge within 48 hours.
Since then the hospital has been managing and performing Liver, Kidney and Corneal Transplant Surgeries, in world-class environment under the supervision of foreign experienced surgeons and consultants.
The President said necessary legislation would be carried out for corneal transplant and pointed out that research was imperative for quality treatment.
3,4] A corneal transplant (penetrating or lamellar keratoplasty) can restore or significantly improve vision in the majority of affected patients.
As the disease progressed, treatments included more invasive procedures such as corneal transplant.
The Refractive Surgery Options after Corneal Transplantation course, on the other hand, offers attendees a review on methods used to manage refractive errors after corneal transplant.
Jordan has moved from a modest start in the diagnosis of eye diseases, surgery and treatment to an advanced stage in the treatment of cataract and corneal transplant operations among other new medical technologies, he noted.
The surgery called 'keratoplasty' involves the partial or lamellar corneal transplant, namely, the deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and the Descemt's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)," Dr Hani Sakla, consultant ophthalmologist and head of the cataract and cornea team at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), told Gulf News.
Islamabad -- Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital has achieved distinction by conducting 56 corneal transplant operations in one month, said a press release.
Contract awarded for keratoplasty (kpp) corneal transplant right eye removal mas conjunctival flap (assisted local anesthesia).
She has had a corneal transplant but doctors are "not hopeful" she will regain her sight.
She has had a corneal transplant, but doctors are "not hopeful" she will see again.