Corneal Transplantation

by Rasik B Vajpayee, Namrata Sharma, Ritu Nagpal

Corneal transplantation has evolved in the last decades into a sophisticated series of surgical techniques aiming to solve the different causes of corneal blindness. This updated version “the third edition” is a conglomeration of 74 chapters, including the updated versions as well as the new ones. New highlights of this edition include many innovative techniques of corneal transplantation such as Superficial Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty, Diamond Knife-assisted Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (Dia-DALK), Cannula Assisted DALK, Groove and Peel DALK, Thin Lenticule Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty, Pre-Descemet’s Endothelial Keratoplasty, Shaped Keratoplasty, Non-circular Corneal Grafts, Hemi-automated Lamellar Keratoplasty and Bowman’s Layer Transplantation. A separate section on indication specific techniques of corneal transplantation has been included, consisting of a detailed description of several clinical conditions. Providing cutting-edge information from experts all over the world has been the primary focus of this book, since its inception. The aim is to help the corneal surgeons understand the intricacies of various techniques of corneal transplantation including the novel as well as the established ones. Relevant clinical photographs, sketch diagrams and surgical videos have been incorporated to further provide a lucid understanding of the facts.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vajpayee Rasik B
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
2. Sharma Namrata
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3. Nagpal Ritu Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789389587227
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18851
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2024
Pages 591
Book Type Professional


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