Management of Corneal Perforation
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AbstractCorneal perforation may be associated with prolapse of ocular tissue and requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. Although infectious keratitis is an important cause, corneal xerosis and collagen vascular diseases should be considered in the differential diagnosis, especially in cases that do not respond to conventional medical therapy. Although medical therapy is a useful adjunct, a surgical approach is required for most corneal perforations. Depending on the size and location of the corneal perforation, treatment options include gluing, amniotic membrane transplantation, and corneal transplantation. © 2011 Elsevier Inc.
All Author(s) ListJhanji V., Young A.L., Mehta J.S., Sharma N., Agarwal T., Vajpayee R.B.
Journal nameSurvey of Ophthalmology
Year2011
Month11
Day1
Volume Number56
Issue Number6
PublisherElsevier BV
Place of PublicationNetherlands
Pages522 - 538
ISSN0039-6257
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCorneal perforation, Diagnosis, Keratoplasty, Management, Patch graft, Therapeutic keratoplasty

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