corneal graft


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Related to corneal graft: keratoplasty
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Noun1.corneal graft - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donorcorneal graft - 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, 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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"Pandorum's Bio-engineered Cornea is a transformational technology and could lead to scarless healing of corneal injuries with rejection-free corneal graft. In a way, such platform technology addresses the need for the repair of corneal injuries and perforations, and also meeting the requirement for partial or total replacement of cornea", said Dr Sangwan.
On this occasion, Senior Director Medical and Health Survives, KMC, Dr Birbal Genani said corneal graft surgeries had re-launched at Spencer Eye Hospital after lapse of 15 year.
KARACHI -- A team of eye specialists on Saturday successfully performed four corneal graft surgeries at Spencer Eye Hospital Karachi.
A corneal graft can also be performed to cover up the gap in the cornea.
In conclusion, after performing conventional DSAEK corneal transplantation, surgeons should expect deturgescence of corneal graft and reduction in thickness of lamellae by about 12% of initial thickness according to our study.
Candida parapsilosis corneal graft infection from a single eye center: Histopathologic report of 2 cases.
He said that most of the patients were poor and could not afford the cost of a single corneal graft, which was Rs120,000.
The cost of a single Corneal graft is Rupees 1,20,000 but the donor grafts and treatment free of cost to these poor patients.
These improvements might expand the clinical use of stem cells over LSCD for the treatment of genetic diseases, such as corneal dystrophies, or for performing a simultaneous transplantation of stem cells and corneal graft.
Moreover, ASE was shown to be effective in facilitating reepithelialization of corneal graft after penetrating keratoplasty [50].