Endothelial keratoplasty: historical perspectives, current techniques, future directions.

@article{Rose2009EndothelialKH,
  title={Endothelial keratoplasty: historical perspectives, current techniques, future directions.},
  author={Linda Rose and Clare Kelliher and Albert S. Jun},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={401-5}
}
Endothelial keratoplasty (EK) has recently emerged as an alternative to penetrating keratoplasty (PK) for patients with endothelial diseases, including Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy, pseudophakic bullous keratopathy, and corneal graft failure. EK provides distinct advantages over PK, in that it is a less invasive procedure and leads to more rapid recovery of vision. Additionally, this procedure does not require long-term corneal sutures, eliminating problems with suture breakage, suture… CONTINUE READING