Elaine I Wu

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PURPOSE The Boston keratoprosthesis has had variable success rates in the past. However, significant modifications to design and management have recently led to successful outcomes. This study was undertaken to evaluate the outcomes of the Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis at our institution. METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed of all Boston(More)
PURPOSE To report the presentation and subsequent management of a series of patients presenting with cosmetic iris implants. SETTING New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York, USA. DESIGN Case series. METHODS In this evaluation of patients with NewColorIris cosmetic iris implants, data collected included patient demographics, visual acuity,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the clinical features, risk factors, and treatment outcomes following immunologic graft rejection in eyes that have undergone Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). DESIGN Retrospective case review. METHODS The charts for 353 DSAEK procedures performed at a single clinical practice at the New York Eye and(More)
Descemet stripping endothelial kera-toplasty (DSEK) is an alternative to penetrating keratoplasty in the surgical management of endothelial disorders. The major advantage of DSEK over penetrating kerato-plasty is that the integrity of the anterior cornea is largely maintained in DSEK. Hence, patients undergoing DSEK have a lower risk of complications such(More)
PURPOSE To report the rate of graft dislocation, surgical anatomic success, and postsurgical complications associated with Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) after previous primary failed penetrating keratoplasty (PK). METHODS Institutional review board-approved, single-center, retrospective chart review study of 30 eyes of 30(More)
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