Cornea Donor Study: Donor age inconsequential in PK for endothelial disease

BOSTON — Ten-year results of the Cornea Donor Study indicate that donor age is not an important factor in most penetrating keratoplasties for endothelial disease, a speaker said here. With 1,090 patients evaluated and 105 surgeons, 80 sites and 43 eye banks involved, this study has been “a tremendous collaborative effort by the eye banking community,” Edward J. Holland, MD, said at Cornea Day preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. The primary objective of the study was to determine whether success of PK performed for (Read more...)

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