Early series highlights newest endothelial keratoplasty technique

July 1, 2010

Initial clinical results indicate the safety and efficacy of Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty as a minimally invasive alternative for eyes requiring transplantation because of dysfunctional endothelium.

Boston-Initial clinical results indicate the safety and efficacy of Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) as a minimally invasive alternative for eyes requiring transplantation because of dysfunctional endothelium.

"Technique modifications . . . may make DMEK the procedure of choice for endothelial keratoplasty in the future," he said.