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September 1968

Experimental Penetrating Keratoplasty in the Dog

Author Affiliations

Gainesville, Fla
From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville. Dr. McEntyre is now at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(3):372-376. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050374017

Experimental corneal grafting should be done on animals with corneas similar to human corneas. A surgical technique and postoperative management have been developed for penetrating keratoplasties in dogs which resulted in 78% crystal clear grafts.