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Conductive Keratoplasty (Overview)

Type of refractive surgery that uses radio waves to adjust the contour of the cornea by shrinking the corneal collagen around it. It is used to treat mild to moderate hyperopia. It is a non-invasive alternative to other types of eye surgery. See: http://www.Eyehealthweb.Com/conductive-keratoplasty/.


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What is the definition or description of: conductive keratoplasty?

Radio Waves surgery: Type of refractive surgery that uses radio waves to adjust the contour of the cornea by shrinking the corneal collagen around it. It is used to treat mild to moderate hyperopia. It is a non-invasive alternative to other types of eye surgery. See: http://www.Eyehealthweb.Com/conductive-keratoplasty/. ...Read more

Conductive Keratoplasty (Overview)

Type of refractive surgery that uses radio waves to adjust the contour of the cornea by shrinking the corneal collagen around it. It is used to treat mild to moderate hyperopia. It is a non-invasive alternative to other types of eye surgery. See: http://www.Eyehealthweb.Com/conductive-keratoplasty/.


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How is a keratoplasty performed?

How is a keratoplasty performed?

Cookie cutter: This is a replacement of a diseased or damaged cornea with a donor cornea. The technique is the use of a cookie cutter type device to remove the old cornea, cutting a similar one from the donor eye, and sewing it in place. Needs a lot of medication and close follow-up for a while but vision saving in the right patient. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: keratoplasty?

Which Type?: Plastic surgery of the cornea; corneal transplantation. There are difference types: http://medical-dictionary.Thefreedictionary.Com/keratoplasty. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

Please help! what is the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

DM and wound healing: Poorly controlled diabetes can adversely affect would healing. Diabetic patients who have undergone surgery must have close glucose monitoring and control to get the best results. This would be the connection of diabetes with keratoplasty, which is a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

Can you please discuss the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

↑ed Complications: Diabetes mellitus = elevated blood (& extracellular) glucose. Glucose permeates the cornea & binds water, the cornea becomes edematous, more prone to infection & poor healing. Keratoplasty is a surgical procedure promoted for a variety of purposes. For those with dm, because of the underlying corneal problems, this is an inherently higher risk of poor outcomes. ...Read more

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What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?

What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?

Nothing special: Be sure you use your topical medications as prescribed and on schedule. Some think Vitamin C supplement can be helpful with corneal healing. But the best thing is to maintain a balanced diet and keep yourself generally healthy. The cornea will grab what it needs for its health and survival. ...Read more

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What is an intraventricular conductive delay?

What is an intraventricular conductive delay?

Heart signals: The heart contracts as a result of an intricate "electrical network" that transmits electrical signals through the heart. An intraventricular conduction delay refers to a slower conduction of those signals through the heart's ventricle(s). This can result in irregular heart rhythms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat a scarred eardrum? I apparently have conductive loss. What else could be causing conductive loss, and how can it be treated?

Is it possible to treat a scarred eardrum? I apparently have conductive loss. What else could be causing conductive loss, and how can it be treated?

See an ENT: Scarring of the eardrum (myringosclerosis) is common in people who have had ear infections or surgery and rarely causes hearing loss by itself. Conductive hearing loss occurs for many reasons, most of which can be fixed. You should consult with an ENT specialist to get a better idea of what can be done to help you. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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Can i smoke ??

Can i smoke ??

No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read more

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Is lead safe ?

Is lead safe ?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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How do I fast?

How do I fast?

Fast: I assume you are asking about fasting for a test. This is usually nothing except water after dinner. About a 12 hour fast. ...Read more

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Im new member?

Congratulations: Congratulations for joining. We hope you find this forum to be educational and inspiring. ...Read more

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How to get fat?

How to get fat?

See below: First of all, i don't suggest getting "fat" as it brings about many hazards. But if you are underweight and want to gain weight, do so by increasing your calorie intake. You need to consume more calories than you burn. Don't do this by eating a lot of junk food. Make sure you're getting all your essential nutrients. Also, you can gain muscle mass by weight lifting or other activities like that. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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Who is at risk?

Question?: You do not have a question that i can answer. Please address who is at risk for "what"? Let us know and we will try to answer. ...Read more

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Is sex healthy?

Is sex healthy?

Sex is Part of Life: Sex is a very important part of our human experience. Sex can be used to enhance life, bring life to the world, to heal and enhance relationships. All forms of sexual activity can be used to be healthy but they can be misused and cause hurt and pain. But, being sexual is going to be part of your life experience and there is nothing unhealthy about being curious and learning. ...Read more

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Keratoplasty (Definition)

Plastic surgery of the cornea; corneal transplantation. There ...Read more