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What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation

Title:  What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?
Author:  Marcus Neuffer, MD
Date:  05/04/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: DSAEK; Cornea transplant; Interface haze; High order aberrations; Irregular astigmatism; Hyperopic shift; Fuchs’ dystrophy
Diagnosis: Fuchs’ Dystrophy
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient with Fuchs’ dystrophy who had a DSAEK to improve corneal edema. The case serves as a basis to discuss the causes of reduced best corrected visual acuity in post-DSAEK patients. Interface haze, high order abberations, prismatic effect of donor tissue, and irregular corneal astigmatism are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16240
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