Epikeratophakia

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Epikeratophakia
ICD-10 code:
ICD-9 code: 11.76
MeSH D017391
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Epikeratophakia is a refractive surgical procedure in which a donor cornea is transplanted to the anterior surface of the patient's cornea. A lamellar disc from a donor cornea is placed over the de-epithelialized host cornea and sutured into a prepared groove on the host cornea. Indications include aphakia and refractive errors which cannot be corrected with conservative methods.



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