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Conjunctival ingrowth after DSAEK

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First Author: J.Kruger SOUTH AFRICA

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To present a rare complication of DSAEK operation.


Tygervalley Eye and Laser centre, Cape Town


A micro keratome assisted DSAEK operation was performed with the Horizon keratome. Air was introduced at the end of the procedure and again 1 day later as the graft was not sufficiently attached at Day 1. An inferior iridectomy was performed.


18 months after the graft , cell ingrowth was detected. The graft was removed and histopathological studies were performed.


Conjuctical ingrowth after DSAEk is a rare complication which has not been described in the literature. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE?: No

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