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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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Boston Keratoprosthesis: Experts Round Table

September, 3rd 2015 – Barcelona. Round Table on Artificial Cornea, Boston Keratoprosthesis, at IMO (Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular) in Barcelona prior to EUCORNEA society meeting. Worldwide experts on Artificial Cornea gather together to discuss the latest innovation on the Boston Keratoprosthesis and the OOKP (Osteo Odonto Keratoprosthesis). The main subject […]

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DMEK the non-invasive corneal transplant

From the USA arrived the new corneal non-invasive transplant, it is a huge innovation in cornea’s pathologies’ cure because it has a very short recovery time and it seems to remove risks linked with corneal transplant. The new treatment, called DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty), is indicated for corneal edema […]

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News: corneal endothelium transplant (DSAEK)

Course on advanced techniques for corneal endothelium transplant (DSAEK technique). This course is going to be held in Milan, on the 8th Sep 2012, during the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Congress (European society for refractive cataract surgery). Dr. Badalà organizes this event in collaboration with the most […]

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Corneal transplant: new treatment from USA

Great news for patients affected by keratoconus os corneal scars: this new corneal transplant technique id meant for them and is available at the Oftalmico, one of the very few italian centers that performs it. Let’s meet DR. Badalà that learned such transplant technique in the USA where he worked […]

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The picture shows a Boston Keratoprosthesis implanted in a human eye three months before.

First artificial corneal transplant

For the first time in Italy a patient received a partial artificial cornea. The surgery, called “Boston Keratoprosthesis”, was performed at the hospital “lot” in Florence by the surgeons Sadeer Hannush and Federico Badalà, born in Catania, of “willis Eye Hospital” in Philadelphia and showed during the international congress promoted […]

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