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DWEK: A New Treatment for Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E] nikki@mivision.com.au, [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Understand that Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy is the commonest cause of endothelial failure and there are potential new treatment strategies for this.
  • 2.Understand the difference between endothelial keratoplasties: Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) versus Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • 3.Understand that there is a new technique called DWEK/DSO, which does not involve a corneal transplant and that this is a very promising technique that we are currently recruiting for clinical trials.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
DWEK: A New Treatment for Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00