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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 1196-1197

Primary graft failure after big bubble deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in macular corneal dystrophy


Cornea and Anterior Segment Services, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunita Chaurasia
Tej Kohli Cornea Institute, L V Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_220_18

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Macular corneal dystrophy is autosomal recessive dystrophy characterized by deposits of abnormal glycosaminoglycans in stromal lamellae and within endothelial cells. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty is successful in the management of this dystrophy. We herein describe three cases of primary graft failure after uneventful big bubble deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for macular corneal dystrophy.


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