Authors: Yuan Jin, Li Saiqun
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2018,36(2): 86-89.
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Keratoplasty is the main method for visual restoration once disease has affected corneal clarity.Because of its favorable surgical outcomes, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) has obtained popularity in ophthalmologist.It is of great importance to steadily spread the performance of DALK in China, which is otherwise prevented due to its high skill requirement and long learning curve.Therefore, this assessment reviewed the significance of spreading DALK in China, and discussed the indications, the learning curve and clinical research of DALK.
Corneal disease/surgery therapy; Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty; Program evaluation
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
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