Quality of corneal donor tissue in the greater-than-75-year age group.

@article{Probst1997QualityOC,
  title={Quality of corneal donor tissue in the greater-than-75-year age group.},
  author={Louis E. Probst and B A Halfaker and Edward J. Holland},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={507-11}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the quality of the corneal donor tissue in the greater than 75 year age group with regard to the suitability for transplantation. METHODS Fifty consecutive donor corneas from the > 75-year age group were assessed at the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank with slit-lamp examination and specular microscopy. RESULTS Thirty-five of the donor corneas were from phakic eyes and 15 were from pseudophakic eyes. There was a highly significant difference (p < 0.05) in the endothelial counts… CONTINUE READING

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