Infectious keratitis following keratoplasty.

  title={Infectious keratitis following keratoplasty.},
  author={Rasik Bihari Vajpayee and Namrata Sharma and Rajesh Sinha and Tushar Agarwal and Arun Singhvi},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={52 1},
Infectious keratitis following corneal transplantation is one of the leading causes of failure of a corneal graft. The incidence of graft infection is variable, with developing countries having a higher incidence. The majority of the graft infections occur within 1 year of the corneal transplantation. Suture-related problems and persistent epithelial defect are the most common risk factors predisposing to graft infection. Pneumococcus species and Staphylococcus aureus have been found to be the… CONTINUE READING