keratoplasty


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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.

keratoplasty

(ˈkɛrətəʊˌplæstɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Surgery) plastic surgery of the cornea, esp involving corneal grafting
ˌkeratoˈplastic adj

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.

keratoplasty

the surgical process of corneal grafting.
See also: Eyes
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, plastic surgery, 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"
Translations

ker·a·to·plas·ty

n. queratoplastia, cualquier modificación de la córnea por medio de cirugía plástica.
References in periodicals archive ?
Background: Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) surgery offers a more standardized approach and reliable method to create corneal grafts with an instrument such as a microkeratome.
This is confirmed by the trend of declining penetrating keratoplasty (PK) procedures over the past decade to approximately 1500 cases per year with partial thickness treatments such as deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) rising to approximately 900 cases per year in the UK.
For the study, appearing in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, the team looked at three-year graft success rates among a total of 1,090 individuals (1,330 eyes) who underwent cornea transplant via Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty by 70 surgeons at 40 surgical sites.
Contract award notice: Microkeratoma (endothelium corneal erosion membrane) for the keratoplasty.
Penetrating keratoplasty (PK) has been used as a standard technique in the treatment of corneal stromal pathologies and yields acceptable optical and visual results, as presented in previous studies.
In the last decade, the utilization and efficacy of endothelial keratoplasty (EK) has increased expotentially for the treatment of endothelial disorders such as Fuchs' dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy, and iridocorneal endothelial syndrome.
They include the necessary instructional information on Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK), Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), and pre-Descemet endothelial keratoplasty (PDEK).
Herein, we report a male patient with Streptococcus pneumonia keratitis 6 months after a keratoplasty procedure, which did not respond to fortified topical antibiotic therapy and was treated successfully with riboflavin/ultraviolet-A CCC.
Artigo "Lamellar keratoplasty in rabbits using an allogeneic free omental graft and omentum-derived mesenchymal cells associated with the canine amniotic membrane" publicado no fasciculo v46n10 de outubro de 2016 da Ciencia Rural, onde se lia:
grafting, keratotomy, keratoplasty, keratorrhaphy, extracapsular surgery, laser therapy, etc.
The surgery called 'keratoplasty' involves the partial or lamellar corneal transplant, namely, the deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and the Descemt's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)," Dr Hani Sakla, consultant ophthalmologist and head of the cataract and cornea team at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), told Gulf News.