Fatai OLUYADI. KERATOPROSTHESIS in EYE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL. Keratoprosthesis is a surgical procedure where a severely damaged or diseased cornea is replaced with an artificial cornea.
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KERATOPROSTHESIS in EYE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL
Keratoprosthesis is a surgical procedure where a severely damaged or diseased cornea is replaced with an artificial cornea.
- to give at least navigational vision
- not done if BVA both eyes > or= CFINDICATIONS & CONTRAINDICATIONS
Central KPro in a patient with Acid burns 8yrs post-op VA 6/36
Most common postoperative complications in order of decreasing prevalence include:
Multicenter Boston KPro Study is the largest published to date with 141 Boston type I keratoprosthesis procedures from 17 surgical sites by 39 different surgeons [.
Post-Op visual improvement: after Singh-Worst KProIf the media is clear and IOP under control, patient can start seeing 6 hours after surgery. The visual results may vary anything between 6/9 to simply light perception. The average post-op VA is 6/36.
The Boston Keratoprosthesis (Boston KPro) is a collar button design keratoprosthesis (Kpro)
Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP) (also known as "tooth in eye" procedure.
Contains a peripheral skirt and a transparent central region. These two parts are connected on a molecular level by an interpenetrating polymer network, made from poly-2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (pHEMA).
Had Symblepharon repair with superior and inferior fornix reformation and Singh-Worst Kpro Surgery in the Left eye -July 2012
8 DAY POST-OP
1 DAY POST-OP