Definition of keratoplasty in English:


Line breaks: kerato|plasty
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛrətə(ʊ)ˌplasti


[mass noun] Medicine
Surgery carried out on the cornea, especially corneal transplantation.
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  • 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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