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Case 1 was a 72-year-old female patient with a 1-year history of pseudophakic bullous keratopathy in the right eye.
A larger graft size following PKP has been associated with less endothelial cell loss in bullous keratopathy and Fuchs dystrophy [45].
of Cases (%) Uveitis 05 (7.4%) Bullous keratopathy 02 (2.9%) PCR with vitreous loss 03 (4.4%) Posterior capsular opacity 03 (4.4%) Cystoid macular oedema 01 (1.47%)
Stagedintrastromal delivery of riboflavin with UVA crosslinking in advanced bullous keratopathy: laboratory investigationand first clinical case.
Number of % patients Age (years) <20 3 6 21-39 25 49 40-64 14 27 >65 9 18 Sex Male 29 57 Female 22 43 Risk factors Contact lens wear 23 45 Foreign body 6 12 Recurrent corneal erosion 5 10 Corneal graft 4 8 Skin condition 2 4 Exposure keratopathy 2 4 Bullous keratopathy 1 2 Herpetic keratitis 1 2 Neurotrophic ulcer 1 2 Ocular trauma 1 2 Trichiasis 1 2 No risk factor 4 8 Table 2: Organisms isolated and predisposing factors in patients with microbial keratitis cases treated at a university hospital in Hong Kong between 2012 and 2014.
In our case, corneal edema did not regress, bullous keratopathy developed, and penetrating keratoplasty was needed.
For undergraduates, postgraduate trainees, fellows, and ophthalmologists, Basak (cataract, cornea, external diseases and eye bank services, Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Center, India) provides a mini atlas of about 600 color photos and descriptions of common corneal conditions, such as congenital anomalies, corneal edema and bullous keratopathy, keratitis, corneal degenerations and dystrophies, and graft-related, refractive surgery-related, and contact lens-induced problems, along with the basics of anatomy and evaluation.
Case-patient 2, a thoroughbred gelding 2 years of age, was admitted on June 17 with bullous keratopathy of the right eye.
In south India, corneal injury was an overwhelming risk factor followed by chronic dacryocystitis, spheroidal degeneration of the cornea, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, pre-existing viral keratitis, bullous keratopathy, dry eyes and exposure keratitis (8,9,17).
Eventually, due to the endothelial damage, his patients developed bullous keratopathy. (11), (12)
The major indications for PK among these patients were fungal keratitis (8 eyes, 34.8%), herpes simplex virus keratitis (5 eyes, 21.7%), keratoconus (3 eyes, 13.0%), and bullous keratopathy (3 eyes, 13.0%).