Visual Acuity Outcomes of the Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1: Multicenter Study Results

Christopher J. Rudnisky, Michael W Belin, Rong Guo, Joseph B. Ciolino

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Abstract

Purpose To report logarithm of the minimal angle of resolution (logMAR) visual outcomes of the Boston keratoprosthesis type 1. Design Prospective cohort study. Methods Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative parameters of 300 eyes of 300 patients who underwent implantation of a Boston keratoprosthesis type 1 device between January 2003 and July 2008 by 1 of 19 surgeons at 18 medical centers were collected. Results After an average of 17.1 ± 14.8 months, visual acuity improved significantly (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-98
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume162
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

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