Epithelial Downgrowth after Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK): A Case Report | ASCRS
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Film 74504: Epithelial Downgrowth after Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK): A Case Report
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
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Film ID: 74504
Presenting Author: Mohammad Soleimani, MD
Category: New Techniques

The important points, in this case, were ED from venting incisions confirmed by confocal scanning and debridement and re-attachment of the DSAEK lenticule leading to the attachment without a re-graft. Early diagnosis and treatment of epithelial downgrowth may be associated with a good prognosis and prevent more aggressive treatments such as a repeat of grafting.

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