oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Artificial plastic cornea (keratoprosthesis) review and case report

Volume 18, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



A review of the recent use of plastic material in corneal surgery and the different methods of through and through implants, artificial endothelium and artificial epithelium is reported. A case report of Malawi's first keratoprosthesis is presented in which the vision improved from light perception to' 6/18 post-operatively.

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