Full-thickness corneal transplants with cataract surgery still have a role

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The corneal triple procedure, either combined or staged, has undergone significant evolution in the past several decades, according to a speaker here.
“Today, penetrating keratoplasty is no longer used for most corneal replacement surgery because we have better techniques and layer-specific keratoplasty. ... Instead we do a DSAEK or DMEK triple, and these procedures are extremely successful. A DMEK triple is the most commonly used procedure in my practice,” Sadeer Hannush, MD, said at Cornea360.
Layer-specific keratoplasty, as opposed to penetrating

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