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Current Treatment Options for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy by Claus Cursiefen, Albert S. Jun

By Claus Cursiefen, Albert S. Jun

This ebook offers cutting-edge details on smooth minimally invasive lamellar transplant innovations for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy (FED), similar to Descemet stripping computerized endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). as well as transparent step by step descriptions of systems, assistance is on the market on donor tissue instruction, capability intra- and postoperative problems, and trouble administration. destiny cures within the type of clinical, cell-based ways also are mentioned. to accomplish the image, correct info is incorporated at the pathophysiology, medical beneficial properties, and differential analysis of FED. This booklet might be of curiosity to all who desire to find out about the dramatic advancements in corneal transplantation and clinical therapy which are remodeling the administration of FED.

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Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) 2. Difference of BCVA between morning (typically worse due to closed eyelids overnight) and afternoon 3. Subjective glare (0, +, ++, +++) especially at night 4. , Pentacam or anterior segment OCT) 5. Endothelial cell morphology (pleomorphism, polymegalism) (specular microscopy or confocal microscopy) 6. BUT NOT “endothelial cell count,” because this very much depends on the investigator and is notoriously overestimating the amount of the endothelium, strongly depending on where the “region of interest (ROI)” is placed [25] These criteria are also important for judging whether cataract surgery is still a reasonable option in FECD.

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