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

  • July 29, 2014

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.

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