LeeJee H. Suh, MD Reviews DSEK Complication Rates

Dr. Suh outlines her recent publication on DSEK complications -- Complications of Descemet's stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty: survey of 118 eyes at One Institute.

Most common complication is dislocations, but re-bubbling or repositioning the graft is a viable option. Even so, a significant number of the relocated grafts fail (stay edematous). One of the factors in graft failure is the loss of endothelial cells. Other complications, cystoid macular edema, retinal detachment (if previous procedures had been done), suprachoroidal hemorrhage, epithelial ingrowth, graft rejection (most of which resolved with medical (Read more...)

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