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keratoplasty

Syllabification: ker·a·to·plas·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈkerədəˌplastē
 
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Definition of keratoplasty in English:

noun

Surgery carried out on the cornea, especially corneal transplantation.
Example sentences
  • Ophthalmology has special problems in this regard as corneal penetrating keratoplasty has become one of the most widely performed transplantations.
  • For advanced keratoconus when vision is severely affected by scarring, penetrating keratoplasty or full thickness cornea transplant is the most common surgery performed.
  • Conductive keratoplasty is reported to be less invasive than laser surgery.

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