Prevention of posterior segment complications critical in keratoprosthesis patients

The significant prevalence of posterior segment complications following keratoprosthesis surgery, coupled with the subsequent anatomic difficulties correlated with their management, has made understanding and prevention of these postoperative complications crucial, according to a study.The retrospective chart review included 98 eyes of 94 patients who underwent implantation of a Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis by a single surgeon over a 6-year period.

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