AAO tattoo

Warning – This video contains scenes of surgery.

Educational video for Ophthalmic Surgeons and Optometrists. Viewer caution advised.

This video won the “Best of the Show Award” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2009. Three methods of corneal tattooing to improve cosmetic appearance of the eye are described. All are intra-lamellar techniques and use India Ink as a dye within the corneal stroma. The techniques were all devised and performed by Sheraz Daya, Medical Director at Centre for Sight, UK.

Other contributors : Saj Khan and Damian Lake at Centre for Sight, Kostas Samaras previously Fellow at the Corneoplastic Unit & Eye Bank, East Grinstead