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Synonyms for keratoplasty

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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TEKIL is a novel type of tectonic keratoplasty. Tectonic keratoplasty, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue.
The surgical procedure of tectonic keratoplasty is used to restore globe integrity.
As in our cases, one can consider to use the excised buttons from corneal dystrophy and ectasia patients for tectonic keratoplasty. After corneal grafting and topical steroid, antibiotic and artificial tear treatment, we observed rapid healing.
Shi, "Modified tectonic keratoplasty with minimal corneal graft for corneal perforation in severe Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case series study," BMC Ophthalmology, vol.