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Front 2 Back & Back Again...

  Channels: Cataract Surgery, Cornea, Retina | Posted 12/10/2015

Following a severe corneo-scleral laceration which was managed three months earlier. This gentleman presented with an extensive corneal scar, aphakia, aniridia and a vitreous hemorrhage. Vitrectomy through a temporary keratoprosthesis followed by an open sky IOL scleral fixation and a penetrating keratoplasty were performed. What was discovered in the middle of the surgery was unexpected and necessitated strong nerves and a steady hand.

Aniridia • Corneal Scar • Dislocated lens, subluxed lens • Intraocular Foreign Body (IOFB) • Intraocular foreign body removal, IOFB • Keratoplasty • Keratoprosthesis • Keratoprosthesis • Laser photocoagulation • Myopia • Ocular trauma • Penetrating Keratoplasty, PKP • Retinal detachment, RD • Scar • Trauma • Vitrectomy • Vitreous