What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?
Title: What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?
Author: Marcus Neuffer, MD
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.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds