Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Using an Injector

View this free surgical video demonstrating and explaining the Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) procedure using an injector. DMEK is a partial thickness cornea transplant procedure where the patient's Descemet membrane (DM) and endothelium are replaced by a donor graft that includes the DM and endothelium. The procedure is performed by Zeba Syed, MD, from Wills Eye Hospital. 

Zeba Syed, MD

Medical Director

Wills Eye Hospital

Zeba Syed, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard College, Dr. Syed went on to graduate from Harvard Medical School. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, MA. After residency, Dr. Syed completed a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL.

Dr. Syed is the author of numerous book chapters and articles in the peer-reviewed literature. Among her many awards, Dr. Syed has been honored as a Heed Foundation Fellow and received the Resident Excellence Award by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Dr. Syed currently serves on the Editorial Board for the Eye Banking and Corneal Transplantation Journal.


Recorded 10/13/2023  |  60 minutes
Recorded 10/13/2023  |  60 minutes