Keratoprosthesis

Keratoprosthesis is a surgical procedure where a severely damaged or diseased cornea is replaced with an artificial cornea. While conventional cornea transplant uses donor tissue for transplant, an artificial cornea is used in the Keratoprosthesis procedure. The surgery is performed to restore vision in patients suffering from severely damaged cor...
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keratoprosthesis

Replacement of the central area of an opacified cornea by plastic. ... Origin: kerato-+ G. Prosthesis, addition ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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keratoprosthesis

keratoprosthesis Replacement of the central area of an opacified (opaque, unclear) cornea by plastic.
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keratoprosthesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ker′ă-tō-pros-thē′sis Definitions: 1. Replacement of the central area of an opacified cornea by plastic.
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