Film 92797: No Iris, No Problem: DMEK in Aniridia | ASCRS
Film 92797: No Iris, No Problem: DMEK in Aniridia
May 2023
Meeting: 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Philip Dockery, MD, MPH
Additional Producers: Jack Parker, MD, PhD; John Parker, MD , ABO
Category: In-House Production
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Because the iris is used as a posterior diaphragm to assist in graft unfolding, aniridia and aphakia are often considered hard contraindications for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). This video showcases a new technique to allow for the possibility of performed DMEK in patients with aniridia and aphakia.

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