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Modified Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty Good for Keratoconus

Posted By Dr. Ari Weitzner On February 23, 2010 @ 11:09 pm In Cornea | 2 Comments

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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