Descemetorhexis Without Endothelial Keratoplasty (DWEK) and Other Possible Treatment Options for Corneal Endothelial Dysfunction
Title: Descemetorhexis Without Endothelial Keratoplasty (DWEK) and Other Possible Treatment Options for Corneal Endothelial Dysfunction
Author: Ashley Brundrett MD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Keywords/Main Subjects: Corneal endothelium; Fuchs endothelial dystrophy; endothelial keratoplasty; DSAEK; DMEK; DWEK; descemet stripping; descemet membrane; descemet’s membrane; descemetorhexis; ROCK inhibitor; cell therapy
Brief Description: A review of treatment options for endothelial dystrophies and dysfunction, including current medical and surgical approaches, and methods in development including DWEK, ROCK inhibitors, and cell therapy.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds