TITLE

Twelve surgical tips to assist DALK, TALK procedures

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;1/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report on surgical strategies to apply when attempting to visually rehabilitate patients with cornea related visual compromise or blindness.
ACCESSION #
58093612

 

Related Articles

  • DMEK offers an additional corneal transplantation option. John, Thomas // Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p4 

    The article focuses on the superior evolution of superior procedure for cornea transplants Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) from an already excellent procedure, Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). When applying DSAEK, the donor Descemet's membrane...

  • Modifications in the surgical technique of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty. Jhanji, V.; Greenrod, E.; Sharma, N.; Vajpayee, R. B. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Oct2008, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1311 

    The article provides information on the descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). Accordingly, DSAEK has several advantages over penetrating keratoplasty depending on factors like atraumatic graft insertions and abridging dislocations. Several figures are shown on surgical...

  • Clear corneal controversy fades. Sabbagh, Leslie // Ophthalmology Times;1/23/95, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p12 

    Reports on the decrease in complications associated with corneal incisions. Improvements in corneal incision techniques; Occurrence of endophthalmitis and induced astigmatism; Corneal incision techniques of I. Howard Fine, David M. Dillman and Richard J. Mackool; Flipped lip syndrome; Fluidics...

  • The missing piece to the RK puzzle: CK. Fugo, Richard J. // Ophthalmology Times;3/27/95, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p48 

    Discusses the compression keratoplasty (CK), a nonsurgical enhancement of the original radial keratotomy (RK) or astigmatic keratotomy (AK) incision. Error in RK protocols; Advantages of the procedure.

  • Poor cap adherence can complicate ALK. Sabbagh, Leslie // Ophthalmology Times;4/17/95, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p12 

    Discusses the causes of poor visual outcomes after automated lamellar keratoplasty (ALK). Histopathologic analysis of corneal caps removed after ALK complications; Indications of corneal cap removal; Role of previous refractive surgery in the success or failure of ALK. INSET: ALK evolution..

  • ALK recovery can take some time. Sabbagh, Leslie // Ophthalmology Times;5/1/95, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p10 

    Reports on the duration of recovery from automated lamellar keratoplasty or surgery of the cornea. Recovery of visual acuity; Timing of operation of the second eye; Interface contamination between flap and bed; Hyperopia-related issues.

  • ALK after PK: Quick, not so easy. Gitlin, Lisa // Ophthalmology Times;5/1/95, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p12 

    Asserts that manual lamellar procedures can still be used after penetrating keratoplasty or surgery of the cornea. Frequency of corneal grafting in the performance of the procedure for ketaroconus; Facility of the technique; Description of the corneal shaper.

  • Caution urged on hyperopic ALK. Sabbagh, Leslie // Ophthalmology Times;5/15/95, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p1 

    Reports that Richard L. Lindstrom, a refractive surgeon is advising his peers to be cautious when considering hyperopic automated lamellar keratoplasty (ALK) for their patients. Question of stabilization because of the depth of the cut; Results from 44 patients who had undergone the procedure.

  • PK reduces need for contacts. Barrere, Michele // Ophthalmology Times;2/19/96, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p16 

    Focuses on penetrating keratoplasty (PK) as a treatment for early keratoconus. PK as an alternative for contact lenses; Parallel between keratoconus surgery and cataract surgery, according to Dr. Kurt A. Buzard.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics