Anterior stromal puncture for recurrent erosion: further experience and new instrumentation.

@article{Rubinfeld1990AnteriorSP,
  title={Anterior stromal puncture for recurrent erosion: further experience and new instrumentation.},
  author={Roy S. Rubinfeld and Peter R. Laibson and Elisabeth J. Cohen and J J Arentsen and Ralph Conrad Eagle},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={318-26}
}
Anterior stromal puncture has recently been proposed as a new treatment for recalcitrant cases of recurrent corneal erosion. Concerns about the risks of corneal perforation and scarring, as well as doubts regarding its efficacy have prevented many patients from benefiting from this procedure. We introduce a new, inexpensive, commercially available instrument designed to standardize this technique, minimize scarring, and prevent corneal perforation. In a clinical trial involving 25 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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