Results of penetrating keratoplasty for visual rehabilitation after Acanthamoeba keratitis.

@article{Awwad2005ResultsOP,
  title={Results of penetrating keratoplasty for visual rehabilitation after Acanthamoeba keratitis.},
  author={Shady Tanus Awwad and Dipak N. Parmar and Michelle J. Heilman and Richard W. Bowman and James Parker McCulley and Harrison Dwight Cavanagh},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={140 6},
  pages={1080-1084}
}
PURPOSE To assess the results of penetrating keratoplasty in quiet eyes after resolution of Acanthamoeba keratitis. DESIGN A retrospective interventional case series. METHODS Penetrating keratoplasty was undertaken in 13 eyes of 13 patients with an average age of 29 +/- 13 years and a history of Acanthamoeba keratitis that was diagnosed by culture and/or confocal microscopy between January 1995 and September 2004. All eyes were observed for at least 3 months (average, 5 months) after the… CONTINUE READING