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DINIZ, Daniel; ANDRADE, Fábio Mendonça Xavier; CHAMON, Wallace  and  ALLEMANN, Norma. Corneal suture for acute corneal hydrops secondary to post-LASIK ectasia: a case report. Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 2020, vol.83, n.6, pp.538-542.  Epub Jan 15, 2021. ISSN 1678-2925.

Corneal ectasia is one of the main complications of keratorefractive procedures. In this report, we describe a case of corneal ectasia after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), which progressed with acute hydrops and aqueous leakage and required a suture for correction.

Keywords : Dilatation; pathologic; Ectasia; Keratomileusis, laser in situ; Corneal perforation; Hydrops; Keratoconus.

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