Cornea 2021 Apr;40(4):519-524
*Institute of Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; †Corneal Dystrophy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; ‡Woolfson Eye Institute, Atlanta, GA; and §Saevit Eye Hospital, Goyang-Si, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea.
Purpose: To report the outcome of unilateral small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) in a patient with granular corneal dystrophy type 2 (GCD2).
Methods: Slit-lamp photography and Fourier domain optical coherence tomography were used to document the clinical course and appearance of the corneas in a patient with genetically determined GCD2 who underwent unilateral SMILE in the right eye.
Results: Slit-lamp examination of a 23-year-old woman revealed 2 faint opacities at the surgical interface approximately 2 months after the SMILE procedure had been performed on her right eye. Read More