keratoplasty keratoplasty

Definition(s):

  • (n) a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor

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Usage(s):

  1. News that the FDA might soon be approving the operation called conductive keratoplasty (CK), having approved laser thermal keratoplasty (LTK) last June, has focused attention once .
  2. But it may be possible to avoid reading glasses now that the FDA has approved ViewPoint CK (conductive keratoplasty) as a treatment.
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nebulous nebulous
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