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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-35

Acute corneal perforation in advanced keratoglobus

Department of Cornea, Rajan Eye Care Hospital Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Sujatha Mohan
#5, Vidyodya 2nd Street, T. Nagar, Chennai - 600 017, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_752_21

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Keratoglobus is a noninflammatory ectatic disorder characterized by thinning from limbus to limbus resulting in globular protrusion of the cornea. This is a case report of acute corneal perforation in a 15-year-old female came to our outpatient department. She had also been diagnosed as keratoglobus in the right eye. Now, she has been presented with acute corneal perforation with micro leak in the right eye. She has been treated with cyanoacrylate glue followed by bandage contact lens. On the next day, penetrating keratoplasty was done. Her postoperative vision improved to 6/60.

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