Definition of keratoplasty in English:


Syllabification: ker·a·to·plas·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈkerətəˌplastē


  • 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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