Transplant size and elevated intraocular pressure. Postkeratoplasty.

  title={Transplant size and elevated intraocular pressure. Postkeratoplasty.},
  author={Thom J Zimmerman and Randall J. Olson and Stephen R Waltman and Herbert E. Kaufman},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={96 12},
Elevated intraocular pressure after keratoplasty is a well-recognized phenomenon both in aphakia and in combined lens extraction and penetrating keratoplasty. Ninety-two consecutive cases of penetrating keratoplasty procedures were studied. These were randomly assigned to group A or B. Group A received a donor transplant 0.5 mm larger than the recipient bed. Group B received donor buttons equal in size to the recipient bed. Intraocular pressure was measured preoperatively and daily until the… CONTINUE READING


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