Omar Chowdhry

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Corneal Transplantation

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Corneal transplantation is an outpatient procedure utilizing corneal tissue from a cadaver. The graft can be either partial (lamellar keratoplasty) or full (penetrating keratoplasty) and involve synthetic tissue or stem cells. Transplantation is usually indicated after visual loss from corneal cloudiness or distortion in shape secondary…

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