University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Combined Phacoemulsification and Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)

Contributors: Matthew S. Ward, MD and Kenneth Goins, MD

72-year-old male with history of worsening blurry vision and glare found to have 3+ confluent guttae on slit lamp examination and 2+ nuclear sclerosis. He was diagnosed with Fuch's endothelial dystrophy and cataract and deemed a good candidate for combined surgery.

last updated: 09/11/2012
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