DMEK prior to cataract surgery shows better results than combined procedure

CHICAGO — Compared with Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty combined with cataract surgery, performing cataract surgery after Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty provides patients with better uncorrected distance visual acuity, no significant increase in endothelial cell loss, and additional beneficial outcomes, according to a speaker here.
A retrospective, single-center case/control study included 35 cataract surgeries staged after DMEK and 85 DMEK triple procedures. Researchers evaluated corrected distance visual acuity, uncorrected distance visual acuity,

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