Cornea 2021 Aug 6. Epub 2021 Aug 6.
Department of Ophthalmology, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy; Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; Department of Ophthalmology, Ospedali Privati Forlì "Villa Igea," Forlì, Italy; and Istituto Internazionale per la Ricerca e Formazione in Oftalmologia (IRFO), Forlì, Italy.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of microscope-integrated intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) for real-time quantitative analysis of surgical planes in big-bubble deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK).
Methods: In this interventional case series, intraoperative OCT-guided big-bubble DALK was performed in 16 consecutive eyes of 16 patients with keratoconus. Trephination depth was measured using the intraoperative OCT caliper tool. Read More