Donor source affects the outcome of ocular surface reconstruction in chemical or thermal burns of the cornea.

@article{Shimazaki2004DonorSA,
  title={Donor source affects the outcome of ocular surface reconstruction in chemical or thermal burns of the cornea.},
  author={Jun Shimazaki and Shigeto Shimmura and Kazuo Tsubota},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={
          38-44
        }
}
PURPOSE To study the association between surgical approach and postoperative results in chemical and thermal burns of the cornea. DESIGN Retrospective, interventional, noncomparable case series. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-two eyes of 32 patients with chemical (n = 27) or thermal (n = 5) burns of the cornea that were associated with total limbal dysfunction. Eight eyes had a history of previous keratoplasty. INTERVENTION Patients were treated by amniotic membrane transplantation combined with… CONTINUE READING
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