DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES IN ULTRA-THIN ENDOTHELIAL KERATOPLASTY, A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VISUAL OUTCOME
Mohamed Hendy*, Samer Hamada, Mohamed Elalfy, Damian Lake, Ahmed Gouda, Ahmed A. Zaki and Mansour Hassan
DMEK and DSAEK leads the new Era of Endothelial keratoplasty, visual outcome of 62 eyes were used to compare between both procedures, DMEK showed better visual outcome with UCVA 0.42±0.24 and BSCVA 0.75±0.23 after 6 months compared to 0.34±0.19 and 0.53±0.21 after 6 months of DSAEK respectively despite its steep learning curve DMEK is taking the way far to be the leading Endothelial keratoplasty procedure.
Keywords: Over the past decade, endothelial keratoplasty.
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