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 DMEK in complex cases.
DMEK is the latest achievement in corneal transplant surgery, it has less rejection rate than any other corneal transplant and an extremely fast visual recovery. DMEK is indicated for Corneal Edema, Cornea Guttata, Fuchs’ Distrophy and Bullous Keratopathy.
Here is the international panel of specialists teaching the course:
Anthony J Aldave MD – University of California Los Angeles – UCLA (USA)
Federico Badala MD – Centro di Microchirurgia Oculare (Italy)
Sadeer B Hannush MD – Jefferson University Philadelphia (USA)
Marc C Muraine MD – Rouhen University Hospital (France)
Irving M Raber MD – Jefferson University Philadelphia (USA)
Sophie X Deng MD PhD – University of California Los Angeles – UCLA (USA)
Friedrich E Kruse MD – Univerity of Erlangen (Germany)
Following is the scientific program for those interested in participating. Program AAO 2015