The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.



Corneal graft

Photo by Dr. Mahadhir Alhady

This 30 year-old underwent a right penetrating corneal graft 8 months ago for corneal opacity secondary to recurrent disciform keratitis. The vision was 6/60 preoperative and 6/18 post-operative (unaided).


Right corneal graft with a peaked pupil. A loose stitch at 7 O'clock.


Loose stitch causes localized neovascularization. The stitch is removed and

topical steroid given to prevent corneal rejection.


Iris atrophy and incarceration at the interface between the graft and recipient cornea.

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