Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Manual Dissection DALK

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This video segment explains the manual dissection DALK technique (an option if big bubble DALK cannot be performed). It explains how to perform this technique safely while yet retaining good visual results.


  • anterior chamber
  • 30-gauge needle
  • corneal stroma
  • superficial stroma
  • residual stroma
  • manual dissection
  • tissue emphysema
  • Melles technique
  • Optical recognition

About this video

Soosan Jacob
First online
12 July 2019
Online ISBN
Springer, Cham
Copyright information
© The Author(s) 2019