Cornea Transplantation

PKP (PENETRATING KERATOPLASTY)


COVID Vaccine Reminder for Corneal Transplant (DMEK/DSEK/PKP) Patients


COVID Vaccine information


  1. COVID vaccinations should be treated in a specific fashion.
  2. Resume the Pred-Forte or Fluorometholone (FML) 4 times/day in the grafted eye for 2 days before and for 2 weeks following each of the vaccinations.
  3. After these 2 weeks, you will resume the normal dosage that you were on prior to this change
  4. If you have a history of viral or other infectious eye diseases that prompted your initial transplant please call prior to your shot.


What is PKP?

In penetrating keratoplasty (PKP), the entire central portion of the cornea is removed and replaced with a donor cornea. The donor cornea is then sutured in place.



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