The osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP).

  title={The osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP).},
  author={Christopher S. C. Liu and Bobby Paul and Radhika Tandon and Edward Lee and Ken Fong and I. Mavrikakis and Jim Herold and Simon Thorp and Paul Brittain and Ian Francis and Colin G Ferrett and Chris C Hull and Andrew Lloyd and David Vincent Green and Valerie J Franklin and Brian J Tighe and Masahiko Fukuda and Suguru Hamada},
  journal={Seminars in ophthalmology},
  volume={20 2},
The osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP), although described over 40 years ago, remains the keratoprosthesis of choice for end-stage corneal blindness not amenable to penetrating keratoplasty. It is particularly resilient to a hostile environment such as the dry keratinized eye resulting from severe Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, trachoma, and chemical injury. Its rigid optical cylinder gives excellent image resolution and quality. The desirable properties of the… CONTINUE READING
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