Case Study: November 2012
- 55 year old male, with a history of pupil-block glaucoma and a recent cataract operation, undergoes corneal decompensation
- The eye is enucleated
- A PK is performed
- Figures 1, 2 and 3 show the key pathologies
- What is the arrow in Fig 1 pointing to?
- Collectively, what is indicated by Figures 2 and 3
- What is the overall diagnosis?
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- This is an uncomplicated LASIK scar
- Loss of endothelial cells attributable to a the conspiring effects of the recent cataract extraction and retrocorneal fibrosis, most likely secondary to the previous pupil-block
- Pseudopkakic bullous keratopathy with a previous LASIK procedure