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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In rare cases, epikeratoplasty, photorefractive keratectomy, or intracorneal rings (which basically are the only transient refractive corrections) can be considered [7].