[IC-SA-30] The Cornea Society Session: Successful Approach to Big Bubble Technique of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)
- Apr 05 (Sat)
- 13:30 - 15:00
- Room 7 - Tokyo International Forum 1F Hall D1
- External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking
- Chair）Donald Tiang Hwee Tan
- Big bubble technique of DALK allows successful baring of host Descemet Membrane (DM). Visual results are comparable to Penetrating Keratoplasty, with no risk of endothelial rejection. This course will deal with basic surgical technique in detail, in a stepwise manner using surgical videos, along with instrumentation, patient selection, preoperative work up & investigations, and postoperative management. Both intraoperative & postoperative complications, along with their management will be discussed. At the end of the course, the attendee will have clear concept of case selection, surgical technique, postoperative care & appropriate management of complications using the big bubble technique of DALK surgery.