Definition: keratoplasty in which only the anterior layer of the cornea is used (not a tectonic keratoplasty).
Synonym(s): lamellar keratoplasty, layered keratoplasty
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.