Prediction of Descemet Membrane Perforation During Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Patients With Keratoconus With Stromal Scar


ÖZMEN M. C. , YEŞİLIRMAK N., AYDIN B., Ceylanoglu K. S. , ATALAY H. T. , Akata F.

EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.44, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/icl.0000000000000434
  • Journal Name: EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: DALK, Keratoconus, Corneal scar, Corneal perforation, BIG-BUBBLE TECHNIQUE, PENETRATING KERATOPLASTY, CLINICAL-OUTCOMES
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: To report big-bubble deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) in patients with keratoconus with corneal stromal scar, and to investigate factors that can influence intraoperative Descemet membrane (DM) perforation.