Long-Term Outcomes of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty Treating Posterior Stroma-Implicated Herpetic Corneal Opacities.

@article{Ren2016LongTermOO,
  title={Long-Term Outcomes of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty Treating Posterior Stroma-Implicated Herpetic Corneal Opacities.},
  author={Yueping Ren and Haiou Wang and Qinxiang Zheng and Pengfei Tian and Weina Ren and Vishal Jhanji and Wei Chen},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={299-304}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term outcomes of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for the management of deep stromal corneal opacities after herpes simplex keratitis (HSK) infection. METHODS Case records of patients who underwent deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty between January 2006 and June 2012 to treat HSK-related deep stromal corneal scars were retrospectively analyzed. The cases were divided into folds-on, folds-off, and no-folds groups based on the presence of stromal folds… CONTINUE READING