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ker·a·to·plas·ty

 (kĕr′ə-tō-plăs′tē)
n. pl. ker·a·to·plas·ties
Surgery involving part or all of the cornea, especially corneal transplantation.
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keratoplasty

(ˈkɛrətəʊˌplæstɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Surgery) plastic surgery of the cornea, esp involving corneal grafting
ˌkeratoˈplastic adj
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ker•a•to•plas•ty

(ˈkɛr ə toʊˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery performed upon the cornea, esp. a corneal transplantation.
[1855–60]
ker`a•to•plas′tic, adj.
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keratoplasty

the surgical process of corneal grafting.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donorkeratoplasty - 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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Translations

ker·a·to·plas·ty

n. queratoplastia, cualquier modificación de la córnea por medio de cirugía plástica.
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Ophthalmology Department was registered with Medical Transplant Regularity Authority in June 2018 since then 132 corneal transplants, including 45 lamellar keratoplasties (partial thickness grafting) were performed.
[3] However, according to the Eye Bank Association of America, DMEK still accounted for less than 15% of endothelial keratoplasties in the United States in 2015 as compared to DSEK, which accounts for 50% of total endothelial transplants.
Redbrake, "Long-term results of large diameter keratoplasties in the treatment of severe chemical and thermal eye burns," Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde, vol.
Ocular surface rehabilitation: application of human amniotic membrane in high-risk penetrating keratoplasties. Saudi J Ophthalmol 2014; 28: 198-202.