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First conference on PDEK held in city

Eye hospital chain Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital celebrated their 58th anniversary, along with the first conference on Pre Descemet’s Endothelial Kerotaplasty (PDEK), inaugurated by Dr. Mohan Rajan President of Rajan Eye Hospital

First conference on PDEK held in city


PDEK is a new treatment, which deals with Iris transplantation. This needs donorship of 25 per cent iris, as against transplanting entire Iris from the donor. The technique is free of stitching and heals immediately. Above all, this procedure doesn’t have allergic or rejection issues — common obstacles faced by the doctors when it comes to Iris transplantation. More than 200 prominent eye surgeons participated in the event. A video conference was conducted to clear doubts from patients.

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