Tooth in Eye Surgery

(redirected from Modified Osteo-Odonto-Keratoprosthesis)
A procedure occasionally used in patients with severe corneal damage—e.g., as occurs in Stevens-Johnson syndrome—in which a tooth is explanted and reimplanted into the anterior eye to provide the structural platform for the lens coupled with implantation of buccal mucosa to produce moisture
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The procedure -- modified osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (MOOKP) -- implanted her eyetooth in her eye, as a base to hold a prosthetic lens.
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