epikeratophakia


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Noun1.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"
corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
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Daniel, "[Live epikeratophakia and deep lamellar keratoplasty for I-III stage-specific surgical treatment of keratoconus]," Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde, vol.
Corneal refractive surgery includes laser eye surgery (LES) involving corneal ablation by excimer laser; corneal addition procedures such as intracorneal ring segments and epikeratophakia; corneal relaxation procedures such as radial keratotomy (RK), arcuate keratotomy (AK) limbal relaxing incisions; and thermokeratoplasty.
The viable options therefore include epikeratophakia anterior chamber IOL implant iris fixated intraocular lens and sclera fixated posterior chamber IOL implants.