A new epidescemetic keratoprosthesis: pilot investigation and proof of concept of a new alternative solution for corneal blindness.


PURPOSE To report the outcomes of a new model of epidescemetic keratoprosthesis (Kpro) implanted without total corneal trephination. METHODS Patients were considered for implantation with the new Kpro model (KeraKlear) if they were at high risk of failure with standard penetrating keratoplasty (PK) or showed conditions with a poor prognosis following PK… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-306264


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