keratoplasty

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  • noun

Synonyms for keratoplasty

a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor

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Busin described a modified DSAEK technique developed by his group that resulted in rates of donor endothelial cells survival equivalent to PK.
Our 'pull through' technique simplifies the DSAEK procedure and, more importantly, resolves the main obstacle that has delayed corneal surgeons' transition to DSAEK.
Visual recovery after DSAEK is usually fairly rapid.
If an older, phakic patient has clinically significant FCED, with stromal and epithelial oedema and/or significant diurnal variation in symptoms, the decision to undertake simultaneous or closely sequential phacoemulsification and DSAEK is easy.
The DVD contains videos of DSAEK surgical techniques and instruments.