Alcohol Delamination for Symptomatic Ocular Surface Diseases: Outcomes
Noelia Sabater, Jesus Costa-Vila, Joaquim Mauricio-Casanovas and Carlos Martin-Calvo
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 30, 2019
To evaluate outcomes of alcohol delamination of the corneal epithelium as a treatment for symptomatic ocular surface irregularities. A retrospective analysis of 10 eyes of 10 patients with corneal epithelial irregularities (9 with recurrent erosion syndrome and 1 Salzmann nodule) who were treated with alcohol delamination between November 2015 and January 2018 was conducted. All patients achieved success, defined as complete resolution of symptoms for at least one month. However, continued succe...
Simultaneous Corneal Allograft and Contralateral Corneal Autograft: A Case Report
Sitaula Sanjeeta and Singh Sanjay K
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 21, 2019
Autologous contralateral autograft has been described as a useful procedure in patients who require penetrating keratoplasty on their only functional eye and have a clear cornea on their nonfunctional eye due to the low chances of graft rejection in autografts. Here we describe a case where we were able to salvage vision by corneal autografting in a blind patient. A 65-year-old male had blurred vision in both eyes with visual acuity of perception of light (PL) in right eye (RE) and hand motion (...