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PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in children. DESIGN Retrospective interventional case series. METHODS setting: Institutional, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, a tertiary care center in south India. study population and intervention: All children less than 16 years of age undergoing DALK from January 2003 to(More)
PURPOSE To compare results of retroequatorial recession of horizontal rectus muscles and Hertle-Dell'Osso tenotomy procedure in patients with infantile nystagmus with null in primary position. METHODS In this prospective study, 10 subjects ≥5 years of age with infantile nystagmus with null in primary position were randomly assigned to two groups: group 1(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes of Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) in patients with congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED). METHODS Retrospective, interventional case series of five eyes of five patients with congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED) undergoing Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK)(More)
PURPOSE To compare outcomes of non-Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (nDSEK) with Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) for the surgical management of congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED). METHODS Patients with CHED who were treated with DSEK or nDSEK were analyzed and compared with respect to graft adhesion, graft(More)
AIM To evaluate a step ladder approach for immunosuppressive regimen for Mooren's ulcer. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively analysed patients of Mooren's ulcer presenting to a tertiary care centre in south India from 1987 to 2010. Patients were analysed for the age, disease severity at time of presentation in terms of the quadrants of peripheral(More)
PURPOSE To report the surgical outcomes of Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) in cases of congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED) cohort and compare it with penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in a paired-eye setting. METHODS Ours is a retrospective, comparative, consecutive and interventional clinical case series. All patients less(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine predisposing factors, clinico-microbiological profile, and outcomes of neonatal infectious keratitis. METHODS The retrospective study included 39 eyes of 34 neonates treated for microbial keratitis at the L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, India, between January 2006 and December 2011. Etiologic microorganisms,(More)