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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 72-73

Non-Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty in an adolescent with aphakia and glaucoma drainage device


1 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea
2 Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital; Department of Ophthalmology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
3 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital; Department of Ophthalmology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
4 Department of Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Alex V Levin
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Flaum Eye Institute, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 659, Rochester - 14642, NY
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1725_21

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We describe the case of a 14-year-old patient with secondary endothelial failure that was treated with non-Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (nDSEK). To our knowledge, this is the first report on nDSEK in the setting of aphakia and a glaucoma drainage device in a child.


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