The prevalence and risk factors for donor corneal button contamination and its association with ocular infection after transplantation.

Abstract

BACKGROUND One of the most serious complications of corneal transplantation is postoperative ocular infection, which may result in loss of the eye. Contamination of the donor corneal button before transplantation may result in such complication. PURPOSE To evaluate the prevalence of donor corneal button contamination, the spectrum of the contaminating… (More)

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