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Donor dislocation after DSAEK for a failed corneal graft
  1. V Jhanji1,
  2. E Greenrod1,
  3. R B Vajpayee2
  1. 1
    Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Australia
  2. 2
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
  1. Professor R B Vajpayee, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32, Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia; rasikv{at}

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Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) is gradually becoming a preferred technique of corneal transplantation in cases with endothelial dysfunction due to its advantages of early visual rehabilitation, absence of suture-related problems and preserving the cornea’s biomechanical properties.1 2 A recent study by Allan et al has revealed that corneal graft rejection episodes were 50% less frequent after DSAEK than penetrating keratoplasty.3 This procedure has also been used successfully to treat cases of failed graft.4 5 We report a case of donor lenticule dislocation that occurred due to issues related to sizing of the donor lenticule after DSAEK surgery that was performed …

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