Modified Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty Good for Keratoconus

February 23, 2010

Researchers demonstrated a new technique that avoids full corneal transplant in keratoconus, until now the gold standard. By carefully dissecting down to Descemet’s, a deep lamellar graft can be placed which avoids the risk of rejection. Their results were excellent-average VA was 20/25 after 1 year.




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2 Responses to “Modified Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty Good for Keratoconus”

  • Dr. Ari Weitzner

    thanks! my pleasure.

  • Thank you Eye Dr News ! been reading your site and it is an eye opener ! (pun intended! 🙂