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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 232-233

Boston keratoprosthesis and Ahmed glaucoma valve for visual rehabilitation in congenital anterior staphyloma


1 Department of Cornea, Dr. G. Sitalakshmi Memorial Clinic for Ocular Surface Disorders, Chennai, India
2 Jadhavbhai Nathamal Singhvi, Department of Glaucoma, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Nikhil Shreeram Choudhari
Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai-600 006
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.95883

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Congenital anterior staphyloma entails grave visual prognosis. The majority of reported patients have undergone enucleation. We report a promising result of staphylectomy with implantation of a keratoprosthesis and a glaucoma drainage device in a seven-month-old child with a large, congenital anterior staphyloma.


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