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Oman J Ophthalmol. 2019 May-Aug;12(2):138-140. doi: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_5_2019.

Closure of microperforation during deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty with a corneal tissue fragment.

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Department of Cornea and Cataract, Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.


We present a case of intraoperative microperforation during routine deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, managed with sealing the leak with the help of corneal tissue fragment and fibrin glue. Post operatively the graft was clear with complete closure of the perforation and without any further complications.


Fibrin glue; lamellar keratoplasty; perforation

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