Open Access Short Communication

Surgical Tips for Improving Success Rate of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Keratoconus

Received: 20 April 2023;  Published: 15 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2302188


This article aims to provide some personal surgical tips to increase the success rate of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), a very advantageous yet complex procedure for treating keratoconus. The most troublesome surgical step is obtaining a successful pneumatic dissection of the deep stromal tissue, allowing the exposure of a deep [...]