Therapeutic keratoplasty for infectious keratitis: a review of the literature.
Parul Sony, Namrata Sharma, Rasik B Vajpayee, Manotosh Ray
Eye & Contact Lens Science & Clinical Practice | Published : 2002
PURPOSE: This article provides a review of the literature on various aspects of therapeutic keratoplasty, including indications, techniques, complications and outcome, and its application in cases of infectious keratitis. METHODS: Various articles on therapeutic keratoplasty (including English- and non-English-language publications) were analyzed. Selection of the articles was based on a Medline search for articles using the key words therapeutic keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty, therapeutic keratoplasty for infectious keratitis, non-healing corneal ulcer, microbial keratitis, and perforated corneal ulcer. Abstracts in English were used for non-English articles. RESULTS: Therapeutic ke..View full abstract