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epikeratophakia ep·i·ker·a·to·pha·ki·a (ěp'ĭ-kěr'ə-tō-fā'kē-ə)
A surgical procedure that modifies optical refractive error through the addition of a donated cornea to the anterior surface of the faulty cornea.

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using a piece of donated corneal tissue to repair the eye of someone who has had a cataract removed; "epikeratophakia gave her a living contact lens" 
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