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DMEK: The Corneal Transplant Without Sutures

Chicago – October 2016: DMEK, the new corneal transplant without sutures presented by the maximum experts on the field during the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in Chicago from 14 to 18 October. DMEK is the new corneal transplant for patients with cornea guttata, corneal edema and Fuch’s Dystrophy. The […]

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DMEK Corneal Transplant: Milan, Barcelona, Copenhagen

DMEK, the new non-invasive corneal transplant, is becoming more and more popular. The new corneal endothelium transplant named DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) is spreading because of the fast visual recovery (around 1-2 months) and minimal postoperative discomfort. Dr. Badalà organized a course teaching the new DMEK corneal transplant during […]

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DMEK: a New Frontier in Corneal Transplant

November 2015 – Las Vegas DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) – Corneal Endothelium Transplant: all the latest innovations will be presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting in Las Vegas. Worldwide experts will discuss their experience on DMEK. Dr. Badalà has been invited to share his experience on […]

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Traditional Corneal Transplant

Treating keratoconus with corneal transplant is an option when keratoconus is in an advanced phase.Traditional corneal transplant is today not that frequent, in favor of the more innovative DALK technique. Traditional corneal transplant consists in substituing the whole central cornea with a new cornea portion (about 8mm) coming from a […]

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Anterior Lamellar Corneal Transplant or DALK

The latest news in corneal transplant for keratoconus is the anterior lamellar corneal transplant (DALK). This transplant consists in replacing the anterior portion of the corneal tissue (stroma). It is suggested in case of: keratoconus (for cornea that have no damages in the Descernet membrane) superficial corneal scars, caused by […]

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