corneal grafting

Related to corneal grafting: Penetrating keratoplasty
Translations

corneal grafting

n. injerto de la córnea.
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RAWALPINDI -- Former president Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan Dr Mazhar Quyyum said that there were more than 0.3 million blind people in Pakistan who could be cured by corneal grafting.
RAWALPINDI -- Former President Ophthalmologist Society of Pakistan, Dr Mazhar Quyyum Wednesday said that there were more than 0.3 million blind people in the country who could be cured by corneal grafting.
The corneal grafting of Ubaid Ullah Jaan, Pooja, Ramzan and a child were successfully performed by experts.
In this non-randomised, consecutive and interventional prospective case studies, the first 100 consecutive patients (Age [greater than or equal to] 18 years with BCVA [less than or equal to] 20/400) with endothelial dysfunction who were enlisted for corneal grafting in our central register were included for DSEK and DMEK.
To regain her sight, she needed corneal grafting - an expense she couldn't afford.
Frequent indications to endothelial corneal grafting include Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy, bullous keratopathy following phacoemulsification, and endothelial disfunction after corneal transplant.
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.
Corneal grafting is a costly procedure, not readily available for all the patient and it is not a good treatment option for those cases where there is guarded visual prognosis.4-6 In such cases various treatment modalities have been tried for symptomatic relief such as PTK (phototherapeutic keratectomy), conjunctival rotation or free flaps, puncturing anterior corneal stroma, and transplantation of amniotic membrane.7
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.