Novel Method to Avoid the Open-Sky Condition in Penetrating Keratoplasty: Covered Cornea Technique

ARSLAN O. Ş., ÜNAL M., ARICI C., Cicik E., Mangan S., ATALAY E.

CORNEA, vol.33, no.9, pp.994-998, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ico.0000000000000186
  • Journal Name: CORNEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.994-998
  • Keywords: penetrating keratoplasty, pediatric, suprachoroidal hemorrhage, endothelial cell loss, SUPRACHOROIDAL HEMORRHAGE
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The aim of this study was to present a novel technique to avoid the open-sky condition in pediatric and adult penetrating keratoplasty (PK).