Corneal Perforation Repair Ab Interno | ASCRS
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Film 72742: Corneal Perforation Repair Ab Interno
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
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Film ID: 72742
Presenting Author: Nizar Din, FRCOphth
Producers: Eyal Cohen, MD; Allan Slomovic, MD, FRCS, MSc, ABO
Category: Refractive/Cornea Surgery

Corneal perforations can have a devastating impact with significant ocular morbidity. We describe a case of a 71 year old female with a corneal perforation from an active rheumatoid melt with vision dropping to CF. We proceeded to a 3mm disc of DSAEK tissue to plug the perforation internally with an external disc of cyanoacrylate glue. Day 1 post-op the patient was 20/50 with clear central cornea.

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