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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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.
The operation was performed by the Eye Surgery Specialist and Corneal Transplant Doctor Wahid Saad, aided by the Anesthesia physician Dr Walid Fares and under the supervision of Cardiologist (Chairman of Sidon Hospital Administration Committee) Dr.
A corneal transplant can help restore vision by replacing the damaged cornea with one from an organ donor.
More corneal transplant operations could be carried out at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital after the site was awarded a grant from NHS UK Transplant.
Leading the centre's topCi notch surgical team is Dr Maria Clara Arbelaez, a renowned corneal transplant and refractive eye surgeon, who has over 60,000 proceCi dures to her credit.
OSI is the leading provider of processed corneas for endothelial keratoplsty procedures in the US and Sight-Life is America's leading provider of corneal transplant tissue.
Patients with corneal disease and cataract will be referred to Niramaya charitable hospital, where they can avail a corneal transplant free of cost and patients with other eye diseases will get referred accordingly.
The woman had received a corneal transplant, an operation to repair the damaged front portion of her eye.
A BABY born with a rare condition which left her blind has become the youngest person in the UK to have a corneal transplant.
LAHORE, September 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The first ever corneal transplant was conducted at United Christian Hospital (UCH) here on Saturday.