Subepithelial fibrosis after myopic epikeratoplasty. Report of a case.

@article{Bechara1992SubepithelialFA,
  title={Subepithelial fibrosis after myopic epikeratoplasty. Report of a case.},
  author={Samir Jacob Bechara and Hans E. Grossniklaus and George O. Waring},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1992},
  volume={110 2},
  pages={228-32}
}
A 29-year-old man with a -22.00-diopter myopia in the right eye underwent a planar, nonfreeze myopic epikeratoplasty and postoperatively developed a central subepithelial opacity. The opacity recurred after two superficial keratectomies; finally, another epikeratoplasty was performed. Light microscopic examination of the original button showed that the… CONTINUE READING