Rotational Cornea Scar | ASCRS
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Rotational Cornea Scar
May 2019
Meeting: 2019 Annual Meeting
Presenters: Yara Almodovar, MD; Linnette Arzeno, MD; Esteban F. Brenes Barrantes; Ariana De los Ángeles Blanco, MD; Miguel Lopez, MD
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Description
Corneal scars can reduce significantly visual acuity, the treatment option is a cornea Transplant. The ipsilateral rotational auto-keratoplasty is a good alternative for non progressive cornea scar and at least 4 to 5 mm of clear cornea. We performed eccentric trephination and rotate the opacity out of the visual axis and reposition clear cornea. This surgery reduces the risk of graft rejection and is an option for countries without access to donation tissue.
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This film was submitted to the 37th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2019 ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting. 

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