Publications of Faculty of Medicine:Therapeutic Keratoplasty for Corneal Abscess: Abstract

Therapeutic Keratoplasty for Corneal Abscess
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Purpose: To report the clinical results, postoperative progress, and complications after therapeutic Penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) for corneal abscess. Method: 15 consecutive eyes (15 patients) that underwent Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty between December 2006 and May 2008 were included. The eyes were evaluated retrospectively for the cause of the comeal abscess, and intraoperative complications, anatomic cure rates, graft clarity, visual prognosis, and postoperative complications.