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Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK)


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This is becoming performed less and less often with the advance of new techniques and technology.

This procedure involves removal of the whole cornea (all 5 layers) and replacement with a full thickness cornea from a donor. The cornea is stitched into place using stitches of 20 microns (40% the thickness of Human Hair!).

Penetrating Keratoplasty Surgery, Penetrating Keratoplasty India

Stitches are typically removed at one year. It can also take about this time frame for vision to be restored to a satisfactory level. Often patients who have had a penetrating keratoplasty require glasses or contact lenses for visual correction.

Advantages : -


  • Good optical clarity


Disadvantages : -


  • Risk of open eye surgery - haemorrhage, infection
  • Risk of graft rejection - rejection to endothelial (innermost layer), which can lead to loss of vision


Astigmatism


    Stitch related problems


The list of of Eye Hospitals in India is as follows : -


Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
Max Super Specialty hospital,  Delhi, India Max Super Specialty hospital, Delhi, India


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