Information on corneal transplantation surgery

For cases of keratoconus or severe corneal scarring, Mr Flynn performs either full-thickness transplants known as Penetrating Keratoplasty or partial thickness transplants known as Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty.   

For an overview of penetrating keratoplasty (PK) please download the Moorfields patient information leaflet here.

For an overview of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) please download the Moorfields patient information leaflet here.

In patients with corneal problem affecting only the very inside layer of the cornea (eg Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy or corneal oedema after cataract surgery) Mr Flynn performs a keyhole partial thickness transplant of the endothelial layer known as Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) or Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK).

For an overview of DMEK and DSAEK please download the Moorfields patient information leaflet here.

For information on the price of corneal transplantation with Mr Flynn please click here.