[Clinical application of keratoprosthesis for corneal opacity caused by chemical burn unsuitable for keratoplasty].

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of keratoprosthesis for eyes with complicated corneal opacities and unsuitable for keratoplasty due to the chemical burn. METHODS Twenty-eight keratoprosthesis were implanted in 28 patients with bilateral blindness. Preoperative visual acuity (VA) was light perception in all operated eyes. The corneal opacities were… CONTINUE READING