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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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  • Corneal graft, also known as keratoplasty, is one of the most common transplant procedures in humans and is the only available treatment for a number of corneal disorders.
  • "Surgeons used to tell me that they would wait until a person was 20/200 to 20/250 before they would risk a penetrating keratoplasty, which is getting close to legal...
  • Another procedure, called conductive keratoplasty, was just approved by the FDA.
  • The FDA also recently approved conductive keratoplasty, which uses radio waves to reshape the cornea, for presbyopia or vision problems that develop with age. for more
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