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Type I Boston keratoprosthesis with cataract extraction and intraocular lens placement for visual rehabilitation of herpes zoster ophthalmicus: the “KPro Triple”
  1. A Todani,
  2. P Gupta,
  3. K Colby
  1. Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Dr K Colby, 243 Charles Street, Suite 808, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA; kacolby{at}meei.harvard.edu

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Introduction: Management of corneal scarring following herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is challenging due to the dense corneal anesthesia that results from viral damage to the subepithelial nerve plexus. These patients have significant risk of graft failure following traditional corneal transplantation. We present a case of a 74-year-old white woman with counting fingers vision from HZO-associated …

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