Eye Witness 27 - Mar 2015


Jurkunas and PinedaCover Story

Advances in Corneal Surgery: A focus on DMEK for Fuchs’ Dystrophy

For patients like Cynthia Coffey, living with Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy can severely impact their quality of life. The progressive, degenerative disease causes the inner surface of the cornea to swell, resulting in corneal clouding, vision impairment, and eye discomfort. But today’s state-of-the-art corneal transplantation procedure—Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)—is dramatically improving patient outcomes. Read more......



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