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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5830835, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5830835
Research Article

Preservation of Preloaded DMEK Lenticules in Dextran and Non-Dextran-Based Organ Culture Medium

International Center for Ocular Physiopathology, Fondazione Banca degli Occhi del Veneto Onlus, Venice, Italy

Received 2 July 2016; Revised 8 September 2016; Accepted 19 October 2016

Academic Editor: Edward Manche

Copyright © 2016 Mohit Parekh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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