Protecting endothelium critical in cataract surgery with concurrent Fuchs dystrophy

SAN FRANCISCO — Cataract surgery alone is preferable to performing it in conjunction with endothelial keratoplasty in cases of concurrent cataract and Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy, a surgeon said here. During Cornea Day preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Francis S. Mah, MD, presented pearls on protecting the endothelium in cataract surgery with concomitant Fuchs’ dystrophy.

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