Successful corneal transplant(PKP) was performed on the youngest ever infant in Ethiopia. Dr.Menen Ayalew (assistant professor of ophthalmology, corneal surgeon, and medical Director of ethiopian eye bank) and her surgical team underwent the successful operation. The three month infant presented with right eye corneal opacity since birth.
After the surgery Dr.Menen said " the surgery went successfully but the patient need frequent follow ups and family's adherence to the post op order"
የ ተሳካ የ ብሌን ንቅለ ተከላ በ 3 ወር ህፃን ላይ ተከናወነ። ይህ ቀዶ ጥገና በዚ ዕድሜ ሲደረግ የመጀመሪያው ነው። ቀዶ ጥገናውን ያከናወኑት ዶር መነን አያሌው ኦፕሬሽኑ ውጤታማ መሆኑን ተናግረው ውጤታማነቱ እንዲቀጥል የተቀናጀ ከትትል እንደሚያስፈልግ ተናግረዋል።
Intra op photo credit by Dr.kalekristose
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