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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 916528, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/916528
Case Report

Tectonic DSAEK for the Management of Impending Corneal Perforation

Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Instituto de Oftalmologia “Conde de Valenciana”, Chimalpopoca 14, 06800 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 24 October 2012; Accepted 19 November 2012

Academic Editors: N. Fuse, T. Hayashi, S. M. Johnson, and S. Schwartz

Copyright © 2012 Enrique O. Graue-Hernandez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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