Long-term results of deep anterior lamellar versus penetrating keratoplasty.

@article{Borderie2012LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of deep anterior lamellar versus penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={Vincent Borderie and Otman Sandali and Julien Bullet and Thomas Gaujoux and Olivier Touzeau and Laurent Laroche},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119 2},
  pages={249-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) with penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in eyes with corneal diseases not involving the corneal endothelium (keratoconus, scars after infectious keratitis, stromal dystrophies, and trauma). DESIGN Retrospective, comparative case series. PARTICIPANTS One hundred forty-two consecutive DALK (DALK group; big-bubble technique or manual lamellar dissection using a slitlamp) and 142 matched PK (PK group). METHODS Three models were used… CONTINUE READING
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