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Descemetocele

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Stefani Karakas, CRA

A descemetocele is an area of extreme, focal corneal thinning where only Descemet membrane remains.  These photographs show a descemetocele that developed after a sterile corneal melt in the setting of ocular rosacea.

a descemetocele that developed after a sterile corneal melt in the setting of ocular rosacea.

a descemetocele that developed after a sterile corneal melt in the setting of ocular rosacea.


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last updated: 06/08/2015