Outcome of penetrating keratoplasty in corneal ulcer: a single-center experience

  title={Outcome of penetrating keratoplasty in corneal ulcer: a single-center experience},
  author={Mohammad Reza Sedghipour and Rana Daei Sorkhabi and Abdollah Shenasi and Hassan Dehghan},
  booktitle={Clinical ophthalmology},
BACKGROUND Corneal ulcers often lead to scarring and astigmatism, and significant loss of vision is a common consequence. OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of graft rejection, one of the most serious concerns with this procedure, and to evaluate the recovery of visual function in those patients for whom the operation was successful. METHODS We describe a retrospective study of 33 corneal ulcer patients undergoing penetrating keratoplasty (PK) at the Tabriz Nikookari Eye Hospital. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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