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I was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma as a child. While

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I was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma as a child. While my visual fields and optic nerve have remained normal since childhood, I've been told I have extensive Haab Striae which can affect my vision. Is this something that could be fixed by a corneal transplant or laser surgery?


Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?


Doctor DanB : Well Haab's striae can definitely affect your vision, they are amenable to treatment with a corneal transplant. However, they are not amenable to treatment with a laser. Does this make sense?

yes, too deep for a laser treatment?

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Doctor DanB : Yes, too deep for laser unfortunately.

is it possible to have the a DSEK surgery? I have heard these are partial transplants

Doctor DanB : Unfortunately DSEK wouldn't be useful in your case.

ok thanks for the info! This definitely helps

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