02-10-2019

A new clinical case - Innovation in surgery

The patient presents a corneal perforation secondary to Exposure Keratopathy, as a postanesthetic complication of cardiac surgery. It is the patient only eye.

The corneal hole was closed with a scleral rectangular fragment (free) at the corneal endothelial surface, encarcerated in limbus, and the anterior chamber was tamponated with C3F8 gas. The final visual acuity is 3 L 20/70 through ectopic pupil performed with Yag laser.

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