Penetrating Keratoplasty (PKP)
Deep Lamellar Anterior Keratoplasty (DALK)
Epikeratophakia (Epi)
Ring segmemt for Pterygium

Corneal Surgery

  • Penetrating Keratoplasty
    • Meant is the transplantation of a donor cornea to the patient's eye in full thickness
  • Deep Lamellar Anterior Keratoplasty
    • In this operation the upper layers of the cornea are replaced by donor tissue whereas the inner layers, which are called Descemet's and Endothelium are maintained and remain permanently. Advantage over Penetrating Keratoplasty: This is a permanent healing, the prodecure has lesser risks as far as the operation goes immunreaction only occur in about 1% of the operations
  • Epikeratophakia
    • A donor button is sutured onto the patient's own cornea to stop Keratoconus. The button may be treated on the lower side with an Excimer Laser to reduce eye myopia or astigmatism. The procedure is reversible
  • Ring segment for Pterygium
    • Intracorneal placement of a part of the Krumeich Ring to stop progression of Pterygium.


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16th 16.05.2019
starting at 2:30pm

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