Primary Descemetorhexis

Primary Descemetorhexis, endothelial debridement, and corneal cryotherapy are promising new procedures for treatment of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy and bullous keratopathy associated with previous eye surgeries. Experimental drugs are in development to complement these procedures by promoting regrowth of healthy corneal endothelial tissue. With these new procedures, the most common need for corneal transplantation may cease to exist, so that these patients will no longer have to receive donor tissue or use antirejection eye drops.