Indications and Outcomes of Corneal Transplantation in Geriatric Patients – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To identify the most common corneal transplant procedures, indications, coexisting ocular diseases, and outcomes in elderly patients, and to compare younger geriatric patients with super-geriatric patients.Design: Retrospective case series.Methods: Data of all patients 65 years old and older who underwent corneal transplantation at Wills Eye Institute from April 2007 to January 2013, and were followed up for at least 1 year, were collected. Two hundred seventy-one eyes of 253 patients were divided into 2 groups according to the age of the patient.Results: Group I (65-79 years old) included 181 eyes and Group II (80 years and older) included 90 (Read more...)

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