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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: 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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DMEK: course on Corneal Endothelium Transplant

September 2015 – Barcelona. Doctor Badalà is organizing a course on DMEK (Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty – Corneal endothelium transplant), the new non-invasive technique of corneal transplant, which is becoming very popular because of the very low rejection rate and the extremely fast visual recovery. The course will be held […]

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DMEK: the new endothelium corneal transplant

From the USA arrives the new corneal non-invasive transplant, it is a huge innovation in the cure of corneal pathologies 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 […]

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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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Anterior lamellar corneal transplant

November 2012 – Chicago Course on innovative techniques for anterior lamellar corneal transplant (DALK), the new corneal transplant for keratoconus and corneal scars. Doctor Badalà is teaching, together with the maximum experts on corneal surgery, a course in Chicago, on the 11th Nov 2012, during the American Academy of Ophthalmology […]

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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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Safe and effective corneal transplant: DALK

Replacing damaged cornea respecting the eye anatomy as much as possible.. This is the goal of a new transplant methodology: Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty -DALK. <<Usually, both in keratoconus and corneal scars, the inner corneal layes, the endothelium does not get involved>>, explain Dr. Federico Badalà , ophthalmologist that introduced this […]

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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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Boston Keratoprosthesis and corneal transplant

Dr. Badalà shows his wide casuistry with indications (staminal cells deficit,cornea rejections, etc) and the risks of using Boston Keratoprosthesis at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s congress in 2006. The most frequent risks are glaucoma and possible infections. Boston Keratoprosthesis, with its lower-risk of complications, is the most used artificial […]

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