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July 1974

Therapeutic Value of Keratoplasty in KeratomycosisAn Experimental Study

Author Affiliations

New Delhi
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Irwin and G. B. Pant Hospitals, New Delhi.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(1):48-50. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010052012

Lamellar and penetrating keratoplasty was carried out in experimentally produced fungal corneal ulcers in rabbits. All the eyes in which lamellar keratoplasty was performed were lost due to reinfection. However, 80% of the eyes in which penetrating keratoplasty was carried out were saved.