Evaluation of different types of lamellar keratoplasty for treatment of peripheral corneal perforation

@article{Huang2008EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of different types of lamellar keratoplasty for treatment of peripheral corneal perforation},
  author={Ting Huang and Yujuan Wang and Jianping Ji and Na Gao and Jiaqi Chen},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={246},
  pages={1123-1131}
}
To discuss the efficacy and visual outcomes of different types of lamellar keratoplasty (LK) for the treatment of peripheral corneal perforation. Sixty patients (67 eyes) with peripheral corneal perforation underwent semilunar LK (16 eyes), crescentic LK (12 eyes), biconvex LK (13 eyes), annular LK (11 eyes) and total LK (15 eyes) respectively. The applied type of LK for each involved eye was decided by different sizes and shapes of corneal ulceration and perforation. Postoperative visual… CONTINUE READING

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