By Rasik B. Vajpayee, MD; Namrata Sharma, MD, MBBS; Prafulla Maharana, MD; Tushar Agarwal, MD; Vishal Jhanji, MD; Ross B. MacIntyre, MD
    Annual Meeting 2013
    Cornea/External Disease

    This video describes a new surgical technique for keratoconus, diamond knife-assisted deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (Dia-DALK). Dia-DALK has been performed successfully in 19 eyes with no intraoperative complications. Postoperative astigmatism was 3.0 D in all eyes. The authors claim Dia-DALK is safe and predictable and requires only a minimal learning curve for any corneal surgeon.