[Autotransplantation of conjunctiva in the rehabilitation of alkali burns of the eye].


Conjunctival autotransplantation (Thoft's method) was performed in patients who had sustained eye injuries caused by chemicals. Twelve of them were followed up long enough for definite conclusions to be drawn. Lacrimation, photophobia and other signs of irritation disappeared in all the eyes which underwent surgery. The visual acuity after the operation was… (More)