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Intraocular Light Scatter in Eyes With the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis.

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Summary of "Intraocular Light Scatter in Eyes With the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis."

The Boston keratoprosthesis (KPro) is the most commonly used artificial cornea. It has been proven to be successful for severe corneal disease not amenable to keratoplasty. We have observed our patients reporting debilitating glare despite attaining good visual acuities. This motivated us to objectively measure light scatter in eyes with a KPro.

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Name: Cornea
ISSN: 1536-4798
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