DALK after treatment of keratoconus-associated hydrops improves visual acuity

  • July 28, 2014

Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty performed after combined thermokeratoplasty and anterior chamber paracentesis improved vision and resolved membrane ruptures in patients with hydrops associated with keratoconus, according to study findings.

The retrospective study included 21 eyes of 21 patients with keratoconus and acute hydrops. All patients had visual acuity of counting fingers before surgery.

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