Outcome of descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty in patients with an anterior chamber intraocular lens.

@article{Elderkin2010OutcomeOD,
  title={Outcome of descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty in patients with an anterior chamber intraocular lens.},
  author={Saba J Elderkin and E. Y. Tu and Joel Sugar and Satya G Reddy and Arpita H. Kadakia and Rani Ramaswamy and Ali R Djalilian},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1273-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcome of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in patients with a retained anterior chamber intraocular lens (ACIOL). METHODS A retrospective review of 11 patients with corneal decompensation and ACIOL who underwent DSAEK was performed. All patients except 1 had open-loop style ACIOLs, and in all cases, there was adequate anterior chamber depth. At the time of surgery, 6 patients had a temporary suture to secure their graft, 2 of which were… CONTINUE READING