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Episode 15: Femtosecond Laser Penetrating Keratoplasty Performed with a Zigzag Incision

Roger Steinert, MD, professor and chair of ophthalmology and director of The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, explains why a zigzag incision pattern provides the “best of both worlds” in terms of patients being able to keep their own endothelium and receiving better optical results.

The zigzag incision provides ample surface area, allowing for faster suture removal and improved visual outcomes.

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