Donald T.H. Tan, MD

Finding alternative techniques for eyes with failed PKCornea surgeons encountering a patient with failed penetrating keratoplasty (PK) will wonder if they should repeat the PK. Although there are some exceptions to the rule, according to Donald T.H. Tan, MD, the answer is “no.”
Infections with EK procedures risingDescemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) appears to have a higher risk of postoperative fungal infections (predominantly Candida) when compared to penetrating keratoplasty (PK).
When it comes to lamellar surgery, a bevy of optionsWith the influx of numerous endothelial keratoplasty procedures, only 15% of corneal transplants last year were penetrating keratoplasty (PK), said Donald T.H. Tan, MD, Singapore.