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    Klinische Monatsblatter fur…
    2005

[The autologous ipsilateral rotating penetrating keratoplasty: an early surgical procedure to prevent deep irreversible amblyopia in Peters anomaly].

@article{GruenauerKloevekorn2005TheAI,
  title={[The autologous ipsilateral rotating penetrating keratoplasty: an early surgical procedure to prevent deep irreversible amblyopia in Peters anomaly].},
  author={Claudia Gruenauer-Kloevekorn and V Bau and R. Weidlich and Gernot Duncker},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2005},
  volume={222 1},
  pages={
          54-7
        }
}
PURPOSE It is a challenge to prevent irreversible amblyopia in infants suffering from Peters anomaly. In some cases of centrally located corneal opacifications an optical sector iridectomy can not lead to a clear optical axis. The homologous penetrating keratoplasty as early surgical procedure has shown an extremely poor outcome with a high risk of irreversible graft failure. We report on the autologous ipsilateral rotating penetrating keratoplasty in an eight-week-old infant suffering from… CONTINUE READING