Terrien’s degeneration

This man presents with an unusual cornea and shifting prescription. He has Terrien’s Marginal Degeneration, and this is a classical presentation. Note the irregular white deposits at the periphery, separated from the limbus by a gutter. Cause unknown. The problem is a slow progressive shift in refraction. It’s too late once it has happened. All …

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Herpetic disease transplant rejection

Herpetic disease transplant rejection – Any time you touch an eye, you can activate the HSV virus, and this includes cataract surgery. HSV destroys the anterior segment. I had undertaken a revision transplant in this 73-year-old man, and his vision improved to 6l9. He was delighted! Over the course of 2 days, the endothelium rejected, …

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Corneal transplant will be used for DSEK or endothelial transplant by Dr Anthony Maloof, Sydney.

In this blog, we delve into Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) as a treatment for corneal endothelial disorders. DSEK is a surgical procedure that has gained significant recognition recently due to its remarkable efficacy in addressing various corneal conditions. Understanding Corneal Endothelial Disorders Corneal endothelial disorders encompass a range of conditions that affect the endothelial …

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