A new machine for DSAEK

Nov 01, 2008

Dr Alberto Villarrubia gives an overview of the new Artifical Anterior Chamber for the Amadeus II machine as a way to extract donor lamellae.

Key Points

Previously, the Moria ALTK manual microkeratome was the only machine available that could obtain homogenous posterior donor lamellae for this type of surgery. Two years ago, however, I began to use a new tool for this purpose: the Artificial Anterior Chamber for Amadeus II (AAC; Ziemer Group).

Assembling the equipment

The procedure step by step