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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 237-239

Management of acute hydrops with pre-Descemet's deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty

Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Sashwanthi Mohan
Rajan Eye Care Hospital, No. 5, Vidyodaya East 2nd Street, T. Nagar, Chennai - 600 017, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_317_21

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This case report describes a 23-year-old female patient who had bilateral keratoconus and a history of right eye penetrating keratoplasty who presented with acute hydrops in the left eye which did not respond to conservative management. Pre-Descemet's deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty was performed in the acute stage for management of the impending perforation with good visual outcomes.

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