An update of the indications for penetrating keratoplasty. 1979 through 1983.


We performed a retrospective analysis of the clinical and pathologic diagnoses of 497 corneal buttons that had been submitted to the Estelle Doheny Eye Pathology Laboratory, Los Angeles, during the five-year period 1979 through 1983. The leading indications, in order of decreasing frequency, were pseudophakic bullous keratopathy (17.5%), regrafts (15.1… (More)


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