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Differentiating type 1 from type 2 big bubbles in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty

Authors Dua H, Katamish T, Said DG, Faraj LA

Received 17 January 2015

Accepted for publication 20 January 2015

Published 26 June 2015 Volume 2015:9 Pages 1155—1157

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S81089

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Harminder S Dua,1 Tarek Katamish,2 Dalia G Said,1 Lana A Faraj1

1Section of Academic Ophthalmology, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK; 2Department of Ophthalmology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

We read with interest the paper by Anwar et al.1 The authors have described a technique to bare Descemet’s membrane (DM) by multiple lamellar dissection of the deep corneal stroma when stromal injection of air fails to achieve a big bubble (BB) in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK).

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