Corneal diseases: Testimonials

Recensione Intervento di DALK Anterior Lamellar Corneal Transplant.

Francesca Cassa, Brescia (Montichiari)

Many years ago, herpes virus left  me with a corneal scar. Over time, I alternated periods of “quiet” to relapses of various seriousness (included a corneal ulcer). My eyesight has gradually worsened to about 1/10. Most of the eye doctors I have consulted advised me against perforating corneal transplantation. Then, ...Keep on reading this review

Recensione Intervento di Tarsorrhaphy.

Stanislao Porrini, Teramo (Morro d'Oro)

After two stem cell transplants for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, I had a cutaneous and a eye rejection, with corneal ulcers in both eyes and a corneal perforation in the left eye. I underwent 14 operations at other facilities and contacted 8 well-known Italian professors, but all my hope was gone as ...Keep on reading this review

Recensione Intervento di DMEK Corneal Endothelium Transplant.

Gianna Lo Castro, Siracusa (Lentini)

A few years ago I discovered I had a quite rare disease called “Fuchs’ dystrophy,” which affects the cornea. I had troubles driving and was always seeing through the fog. The fog was getting worse and worse, making it difficult to distinguish different objects. I had great difficulty, even to ...Keep on reading this review

Recensione Intervento di Artificial Corneal Transplant.

Vittoria Monza, Milan

After an unsuccessful corneal transplant (resulting from a trauma), my right eye was given up for lost. Subsequently I met Dr. Badalà, and he told me that an artificial corneal transplant surgery (Boston Keratoprosthesis) would have restored my sight. I had no doubts, in December 2011 I underwent surgery.  During ...Keep on reading this review

Recensione Intervento di DMEK Corneal Endothelium Transplant.

Serenella Sanna, Medio Campidano (Serrenti)

In 2005, after a number of visits and exams, I was diagnosed with Cornea Guttata Corneal Dystrophy and, all doctors told me that the corneal endothelial cells were disappearing and was going to become blind. I looked for second opinions in Sardinia, Italy and Spain, but the answer was always ...Keep on reading this review

Recensione Intervento di DMEK Corneal Endothelium Transplant.

Piero Banna, Catania

I underwent DMEK (an endothelian cornel transplant) in my right eye over a year ago. The corneal transplant was performed by Dr. Badalà. My vision was very bad, 20/200 in the affected eye and it was bothering the vision I had with my better eye, making it very difficult to ...Keep on reading this review