Tags: Cornea Dmek Dsek Keratoplasty Cornea Transplant
Nearly two decades ago, the field of corneal transplantation changed dramatically with the introduction of DSEK. The procedure boasted several advantages over traditional corneal transplantation, PK (penetrating keratoplasty); and DSEK’s predecessors (PLK, DLEK, etc.), but the landscape has shifted again with the introduction of DMEK. While benefits and drawbacks exist for each of these, this article will explore the two approaches in turn.