Surgical Techniques

Indications 

  • Fuch’s and other endothelial dystrophies (i.e. posterior polymorphous dystrophy).

  • Post-cataract surgery edema (aphatic or pseudophakic bullous keratopathy).

  •  Some of failed Penetrating Keratoplasty.

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Conventional Single-Pass Technique

"Compared to conventional penetrating keratoplasty, endothelial and refined anterior lamellar techniques provide safer, "closed system" surgeries with less morbidity and better clinical outcomes"  Dr. Melles said (Ocular Surgery News - April 2010).

 

Double-Pass Technique

“With the Ultra-thin procedure, the speed of visual recovery is faster than conventional DSAEK and equivalent to DMEK. The proportion that achieves final acuity of 20/20 is higher than conventional DSAEK and perhaps also DMEK. In short, this procedure offers us the potential to achieve the visual results of DMEK with the ease of handling and tissue preparation to DSAEK.” Pr. Massimo Busin, MD
(
Ultra-thin DSAEK: The New Frontier of Endothelial Keratoplasty - Moria Corneal Lamellar Surgery Meeting, ASCRS San Diego, March 2011).

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Surgical Video 



By courtesy of Francis Price, MD 
Will be soon available

  

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