Recovery of corneal sensitivity in grafts following penetrating keratoplasty.

  title={Recovery of corneal sensitivity in grafts following penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={G. Mohan Narasimha Rao and Thomas Libby John and Nobuo Ishida and James V. Aquavella},
  volume={92 10},
Corneal sensitivity was tested in 145 cases of clear corneal transplants using Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer. The central area of corneal transplants was found to be either completely anesthetic or markedly hypesthetic even 32 years following corneal transplantation, as exemplified in a patient who had surgery for keratoconus. Age, preoperative diagnosis, contact lens wear, diabetes, or length of postoperative period had no correlation with sensitivity in corneal grafts. In cases with a… CONTINUE READING

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