PK, DSAEK offer similar graft survival rates regardless of glaucoma therapy

Penetrating keratoplasty and Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty had comparable graft survival rates in eyes without glaucoma management and in eyes with comparable glaucoma management, according to a study.Researchers performed a retrospective chart review for 57 eyes that underwent PK and 156 eyes that underwent DSAEK. Patients’ eyes were categorized as having no glaucoma treatment, medical therapy only or surgical intervention.