corneal graft


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Synonyms for corneal graft

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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With the recent development of the femtosecond laser, ultrathin corneal graft preparation has become possible.
In SA clinical practice, there is a major shortage of corneal graft tissue available to both the private and public sectors.
In one study the amniotic graft was placed over the corneal graft and the donor limbal tissue over the amniotic membrane.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Corneal Graft Rejection, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Number of % patients Age (years) <20 3 6 21-39 25 49 40-64 14 27 >65 9 18 Sex Male 29 57 Female 22 43 Risk factors Contact lens wear 23 45 Foreign body 6 12 Recurrent corneal erosion 5 10 Corneal graft 4 8 Skin condition 2 4 Exposure keratopathy 2 4 Bullous keratopathy 1 2 Herpetic keratitis 1 2 Neurotrophic ulcer 1 2 Ocular trauma 1 2 Trichiasis 1 2 No risk factor 4 8 Table 2: Organisms isolated and predisposing factors in patients with microbial keratitis cases treated at a university hospital in Hong Kong between 2012 and 2014.
To the Editor: Amebic keratitis is an aggressive infection usually associated with soft contact lenses, and its poor outcome can lead to a corneal graft (1).
The Eye Bank Society officials, however, regretted that people while keen to accept corneal graft for themselves and their dear ones in need were reluctant to develop culture of cadaver organ donation.
A corneal graft and specialist aftercare meant he could carry on his work with the force.
Minnesota Eye Consultants (Minneapolis) has introduced the AlphaCor, a one-piece, soft, flexible hydrogel polymer that is said to offer a "true artificial cornea" that can improve sight substantially in patients considered at high risk for corneal graft failure resulting from the rejection of human tissue.
Some 297 people were given a heart or lung transplant, 712 a liver transplant, 1,775 a kidney transplant and 2,297 a corneal graft.
Well, they may or may not have taken my advice - although I'm not sure that would stretch to the double corneal graft I suggested for the Challenged One.
Jayewardene, who died in 1996, donated his eyes to the Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society, an organization which receives human corneas from donors after their death for corneal graft surgery both at home and abroad.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Corneal Graft Rejection, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Corneal graft patients present relatively rarely in community practice.