Cyanoacrylate repair of laser in situ keratomileusis corneal flap perforation by a snake bite.

@article{Korn2005CyanoacrylateRO,
  title={Cyanoacrylate repair of laser in situ keratomileusis corneal flap perforation by a snake bite.},
  author={Bobby S. Korn and Tommy S Korn},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={2224-6}
}
A 30-year-old man who had laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia 1 year earlier developed a corneal perforation in the left eye from a boa constrictor. The patient presented to the emergency room, and a small corneal perforation just outside the visual axis was diagnosed within the LASIK flap. Cyanoacrylate adhesive was used to close the corneal perforation. The patient went on to full visual recovery with an uncorrected visual acuity of 20/20. This is the first reported case of a… CONTINUE READING

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