This video demonstrates a simple limbal epithelial transplantation surgery in a patient who presented with corneal vascularization and pannus as a result of chemical injury. A limbal biopsy was taken from the normal contralateral eye of the patient and the affected eye was prepared for the transplant. The limbal biopsy was cut into pieces and was populated on the cornea of the affected eye which was covered with amniotic membrane using fibrin glue.
Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Chittagong, Bangladesh
Surgeon: Dr. Roberto Pineda, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, USA
December 20, 2017