International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018

Miracles of Amniotic Membrane Graft in a Case of Severe Alkali Burn of the Eye

Dr. Raghav Malik | Dr. Sanjiv Kumar [2] | Dr. V. K. Malik [2]

Abstract: Chemical injury to the eye is a medical emergency and needs immediate attention, Else visual impairment invariable ensues. Alkali burns are much more harmful than acids. A 21 year old man presented with injury to his left eye with caustic soda (Strong alkali) and vision 1/60. Amniotic membrane graft was put over the cornea in conjunction with topical medication. At 9-month follow up, he had a BCVA of 6/9. We present such a medical miracle.

Keywords: Alkali, Amniotic membrane, Chemical, Graft

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,

Pages: 1391 - 1394

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