The effect of removing running sutures on astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty.

@article{Musch1988TheEO,
  title={The effect of removing running sutures on astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={David C. Musch and Roger F. Meyer and Alan Sugar},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1988},
  volume={106 4},
  pages={488-92}
}
To evaluate astigmatic change after removal of the double running sutures used in penetrating keratoplasty, all patients (N = 131) in the Michigan Corneal Transplantation Patient Registry, Ann Arbor, whose eyes were phakic after penetrating keratoplasty were evaluated. The primary reasons for surgery in this group were keratoconus (n = 44, 34%) and Fuchs… CONTINUE READING