Descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty: A comparative study of outcome in patients with preexisting glaucoma.

@article{Nguyen2013DescemetSW,
  title={Descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty: A comparative study of outcome in patients with preexisting glaucoma.},
  author={Pho M Nguyen and Shabnam Khashabi and Vikas Chopra and Brian A Francis and Martin Heur and Jonathan C. Song and Samuel C. Yiu},
  journal={Saudi journal of ophthalmology : official journal of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={73-8}
}
PURPOSE To compare postoperative complications after Descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in patients with and without glaucoma. METHODS For this retrospective study a series of 298 DSAEK cases performed at the Doheny Eye Institute were taken, we compared postoperative complications in eyes with glaucoma on medication (55) or with previous glaucoma surgeries (64) with a time-matched group of all other DSAEK cases (179, control). RESULTS With a mean follow-up of… CONTINUE READING