Stromal healing following explantation of an ICR (intrastromal corneal ring) from a nonfunctional human eye.


We examined the cornea of the nonfunctional left eye of a 46-year-old man, which was enucleated 8 months following explantation of an ICR (Intrastromal Corneal Ring). Corneal haze was confined to the midstroma, in the region of the tissue from which the ICR had been removed. Stromal tissue in this area was subtly compressed and irregular. Electron… (More)


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