Graft Detachment Pattern After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty Comparing Air Versus 20% SF6 Tamponade

Conclusions: Early graft attachment after DMEK, which is improved by the use of SF6 as anterior chamber tamponade, is important for the overall rebubbling rate and improves wound-healing mechanisms between the graft and recipient cornea. Faster resolving air tamponade is associated with extended detachments especially inferiorly and mid-peripherally, but has no negative effect on the long-term BSCVA.
Source: Cornea - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Clinical Science Source Type: research

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