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Khizra Feroz
Khizra Ferozover 1 year ago
Staphyloma

Staphyloma

A staphyloma is an abnormal protrusion of the uveal tissue through a weak point in the eyeball. The protrusion is generally black in colour, due to the inner layers of the eye. It occurs due to weakening of outer layer of eye (cornea or sclera) by an inflammatory or degenerative condition. Double lamellar keratoplasty, which involves returning the iris into the anterior chamber, repairing the perforation, and transplanting a second lamellar graft, seems to be effective in the treatment of peripheral corneal staphyloma.

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