NIIOS Publications

Scientific publications

2014
• Lie JT, Monnereau C, Groeneveld-van Beek EA, van der Wees J, Frank J, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Dehydration of corneal anterior donor tissue with polyethylene glycol (PEG)-enrichted media. Cell Tissue Bank. Accepted.
• Rodríguez-Calvo-de-Mora M, Quilendrino R, Ham L, Liarakos VS, van Dijk K, Baydoun L, Dapena I, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Clinical outcome of 500 consecutive cases undergoing Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Ophthalmology. Accepted.
• van Dijk K, Baydoun L, Konder R, Melles GRJ. Contact lenses after keratoplasty. Contact Lens Spectrum 2014;Aug:36-42.
• van Dijk K, van Esch H, Bruinsma M, Groeneveld-van Beek E, Melles GRJ. Dua’s layer: Anatomie van de cornea opnieuw gedefinieerd? VISUS 2014;2:22-4.
• Lam FC, Baydoun L, Dirisamer M, Lie JT, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Hemi-DMEK transplantation – A potential method for increasing the pool of endothelial graft tissue. JAMA Ophthalmology.  Accepted.
• Baydoun L, van Dijk K, Dapena I, Musa FU, Liarakos VS, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Repeat Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty after complicated primary Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Ophthalmology.  Accepted.
• Cabrerizo J, Livny E, Musa FU, Leeuwenburgh P, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Changes in color vision and contrast sensitivity after Descemet membane endothelial keratoplasty for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Cornea 2014;33:1010-5.
• Baydoun L, Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Reply to Coster et al.: A comparison of lamellar and penetrating keratoplasty outcomes. Ophthalmology 2014;121:e61-2.
• Monnereau C, Bruinsma M, Ham L, Baydoun L, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell changes as an indicator for upcoming allograft rejection following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol 2014;158:485-95.
• Salouti R, Nowroozzadeh MH, Makateb P, Zamani M, Ghoreyshi M, Melles GRJ. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis. J Cataract Refract Surg. Accepted.
• van Dijk K, Droutsas K, Hou J, Sangsari S, Liarakos VS, Melles GRJ. Optical quality of the cornea after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol 2014;158:71-9.
• Livny E, Parker JS, van der Kaaij M, Haasdijk ED, van der Wees J, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Post-mortem ultra-structural analysis of a cornea transplanted with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cornea 2014;33:790-4.
• van Esch HCM, Leeuwenburgh PE, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Amnionmembraan transplantatie bij recidiverende erosie; twee casussen. VISUS 2014;1:9-13.
• Lam FC, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial transfer. Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2014;25:353-7.
• Monnereau C, Quilendrino R, Dapena I, Liarakos VS, Alfonso JF, Arnalich-Montiel F, Böhnke M, Pereira NC, Dirisamer M, Parker J, Droutsas K, Geerling G, Gerten G, Hashemi H, Kobayashi A, Naveiras M, Oganesyan O, Orduña Domingo E, Priglinger S, Stodulka P, Torrano Silva J jr, Venzano D, Vetter JM, Yiu E, Melles GRJ. Multicenter study on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: First case series of 18 surgeons. JAMA Ophthalmol 2014;132:1192-8.
• Veckeneer M, Mohr A, Alharthi E, Azad R, Bashshur ZF, Bertelli E, Bejjani RA, Bouassida B, Bourla D, Corcóstegui Crespo I, Fahed C, Fayyad F, Mura M, Nawrocki J, Rivett K, Scharioth GB, Shkvorchenko DO, Szurman P, van Wijck H, Wong IY, Wong DSH, Frank J, Oellerich S, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Novel ‘heavy’ dyes for retinal membrane staining during macular surgery: Multicenter clinical assessment. Acta Ophthalmol 2014;92:339-44.
• Droutsas K, Petrak M, Melles GRJ, Koutsandrea C, Georgalas I, Sekundo W. A simple ex vivo model for teaching Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Acta Ophthalmol 2014;92:e362-5.
• Ciechanowski PP, Droutsas K, Baydoun L, Dirisamer M, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Standardisierte Descemet-Membran-Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK) – Technik und aktuelle Ergebnisse. Ophthalmologe. Accepted.
• van Dijk K, Parker J, Tong CM, Ham L, Lie J, Groeneveld-van Beek EA, Melles GRJ. Mid-stromal isolated Bowman layer graft to reduce advanced keratoconus to postpone penetrating or deep lamellar keratoplasty. JAMA Ophthalmol 2014;132:495-501.
• Melles GRJ. Reply to Fuchs fuchs Fuch’s and Fuchs’!. EYE 2014;28:636.

2013
• Mohr A, Bruinsma M, Oellerich S, Frank H, Gabel D, Melles GRJ. Dyes for eyes™: Hydrodynamics, biocompatibility and efficacy of ‘heavy’ (dual) dyes for chromovitrectomy. Ophthalmologica 2013;230(supp 2):51-8.
• Parker JS, Melles GRJ. DMEK: The New Standard for Lamellar Keratoplasty - Top reasons why every DSAEK surgeon should be doing DMEK instead. Cataract Refract Surg Today 2013;June:46-8.
• Liarakos VS, Ham L, Dapena I, Tong CM, Quilendrino R, Yeh RY, Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty for bullous keratopathy in eyes with an anterior chamber intraocular lens. J Cataract Refr Surg 2013;39:1835-45.
• Bruinsma M, Tong CM, Melles GRJ. What does the future hold for the treatment of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy; will ‘keratoplasty’ still be a valid procedure? EYE 2013;27:1115-22.
• Dapena I, Yeh RY, Baydoun L, Cabrerizo J, van Dijk K, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Potential causes of incomplete visual rehabilitation at 6 months post-operative after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol 2013;156:780-8.
• Droutsas K, Giallouros E, Melles GRJ, Chatzistefanou K, Sekundo W. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: Learning curve of a single surgeon. Cornea 2013;32:1075-9.
• van Dijk K, Parker J, Liarakos VS, Ham L, Frank LE, Melles GRJ. Incidence of irregular astigmatism eligible for contact lens fitting after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). J Cataract Refr Surg 2013;39:1036-46.
• Yeh RY, Quilendrino R, Musa FU, Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Predictive value of optical coherence tomography in graft attachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Ophthalmology 2013;120:240-5.
• Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). JAMA Ophthalmol 2013;131:29-35.
• Quilendrino R, Höhn H, Tse WHW, Chi H, Dapena I, Ham L, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Do we overestimate the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty? Curr Eye Res 2013;38:260-5.
• van Dijk K, Ham L, Tse WHW, Liarakos VS, Quilendrino R, Yeh RY, Melles GRJ. Near complete visual recovery and refractive stability in modern corneal transplantation: Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2013;36:13-21.
• Quilendrino R, Yeh RY, Dapena I, Ham L, Dirisamer M, van Niekerk J, Melles GRJ. Large-diameter Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in buphthalmic eyes. Cornea 2013;32:e74-8.
• Salouti R, Masoumpour M, Nowroozzadeh MH, Zamani M, Ghoreyshi M, Melles GRJ. Changes in corneal endothelial cell profile measurements after Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) for keratoconus. Cornea 2013;32:751-6.
• Dirisamer M, Parker J, Naveiras M, Liarakos VS, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Identifying causes for poor visual outcome after DSEK/DSAEK following secondary DMEK in the same eye. Acta Ophthalmol 2013;91:131-9.
• Parker J, Parker JS, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): A review. US Ophthalmic Review 2013;6:29-32.
• Groeneveld-van Beek EA, Lie JT, van der Wees J, Bruinsma B, Melles GRJ. Standardized ‘no-touch’ donor tissue preparation for DALK and DMEK: Harvesting undamaged anterior and posterior transplants from the same donor cornea. Acta Ophthalmol 2013;91:145-50.
• Bruinsma M, Lie JT, Groeneveld-van Beek EA, Liarakos VS, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Are polymegethism, pleomorphism, and ‘poor swelling’ valid discard parameters in immediate post-mortem evaluation of human donor corneal endothelium. Cornea 2013;32:285-9.
• Musa FU, Cabrerizo J, Quilendrino R, Dapena I, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). J Cataract Refr Surg 2013;39:836-40.

2012
• Baydoun L, Tong CM, Tse WHW, Chi H, Parker J, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: 1-5 year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2012;154:762-3.
• Tong CM, Melles GRJ. Where would endothelial keratoplasty be going: from DSAEK to DMEK to DMET? Can J Ophthalmol 2012;47:197-200.
• Parker J, Melles GRJ. Graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Cataract Refract Surg Today 2012;April:38-9.
• Dapena I, Yeh RY, Quilendrino R, Melles GRJ. A surgical step to facilitate phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). J Cataract Refr Surg 2012;38:1106-7.
• Dirisamer M, Yeh RY, van Dijk K, Ham L, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Recipient endothelium may relate to corneal clearance in Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). Am J Ophthalmol 2012;154:290-6.
• Dieleman M, Wefers Bettink-Remeijer M, Jansen J, Hoppenreijs VPT, van der Pol R, Baarsma S, van Dijk K, de Waard- van der Spek FB, van Wijk RG, Zijlmans BLM. High incidence of adverse reactions to locoregional anaesthesia containing hyaluronidase after uneventful ophthalmic surgery. Acta Ophthalmol 2012;90:e245-6.
• Parker J, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, Tse WHW, van Dijk K, Frank LE, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Outcome of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in phakic eyes. J Cataract Refr Surg 2012;38:871-7.
• Naveiras M, Dirisamer M, Parker J, Ham L, van Dijk K, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Causes of glaucoma after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Am J Ophthalmol 2012;153:958-66.
• Dirisamer M, van Dijk K, Dapena I, Ham L, Oganesyan O, Frank LE, Melles GRJ. Prevention and management of graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Arch Ophthalmol 2012;130:280-91. 
• van Luijk CM, Bruinsma M, van der Wees J, Lie JT, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Combined chlorhexidine and PVP-I decontamination of human donor eyes prior to corneal preservation. Cell and Tissue Banking 2012;13:333-9.
• Dirisamer M, Ham L, Dapena I, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET): ‘Free floating’ donor Descemet implantation as a potential alternative to ‘keratoplasty’. Cornea 2012;31:194-7.

2011 
• Dirisamer M, Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, van Dijk K, Frank L, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Efficacy of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Clinical outcome of 200 consecutive cases after a ‘learning curve’ of 25 cases. Arch Ophthalmol 2011;129:1435-43.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Droutsas K, van Dijk K, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Learning curve in Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty. First series of 135 consecutive cases. Ophthalmology 2011;118:2147-54.
• Dirisamer M, Dapena I, Ham L, van Dijk K, Oganesyan O, Frank LE, van der Wees, Melles GRJ. Patterns of corneal endothelialization and corneal clearance after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Am J Ophthalmol 2011;152:543-55.
• Parker JS, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: 1-4 year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011;151:1107-1107.e2.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Balachandran C, Frank LE, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Refractive change and stability after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Corneal dehydration induces hyperopic shift not affecting lens power calculation. J Cataract Refr Surg 2011;37:1455-64.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Netuková M, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Incidence of early allograft rejection following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cornea 2011;30:1341-5.
• Moutsouris K, Dapena I, Ham L, Balachandran C, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Optical coherence tomography, Scheimpflug imaging and slit-lamp biomicroscopy in the early detection of graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cornea 2011;30:1369-75.
• Dirisamer M, Acis G, Dapena I, Ham L, Versteeg FFH, Melles GRJ. Secondary ‘Thin DSEK’ after long term graft failure in DLEK: A double transplanted cornea. Cornea 2011;30:828-31.
• Dapena I, Dapena L, Dirisamer M, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Agudeza visual y densidad de células endoteliales tras queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK). Visual acuity and endothelial cell density following Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2011;86:395-401. 
• Droutsas K, Dapena I, Melles GRJ, Sekundo W. One corneal graft for two recipients – Preliminary results of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) at the Marburg University Eye Clinic. Greek Ann Ophthalmol 2011;21:17-21.
• van Dijk K, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Ham L, Nieuwendaal CP, Melles GRJ: First DLEK series: 10-year follow-up. Ophthalmology 2011;118:424-424e3.
• Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Standardized ‘no touch’ technique for Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Arch Ophthalmol 2011;129:88-94. 
• Ham L, Dapena L, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Persistent corneal edema after descemetorhexis without corneal graft implantation in a case of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Cornea 2011;30:248-9.

2010
• Dapena I, Ham L, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Incidence of recipient Descemet membrane remnants at the donor-to-stromal interface after descemetorhexis in endothelial keratoplasty. Br J Ophthalmol 2010;94:1689-90.
• Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Secondary DMEK for low visual outcome after DSEK: Donor posterior stroma may limit visual acuity in endothelial keratoplasty. Cornea 2010;29:1278-83.
• van Dijk K, van Luijk C, de Kort CEAP, Melles GRJ. Fuchse endotheeldystrofie: Volledig visusherstel met Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Visus 2010;3:4-10.
• Villarrubia A, Fuentes-Páez G, Dapena I, Palacín E. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty with Melles' technique: Mid-term clinical outcomes. J Emmetropia 2010;1:182-6.
• Lie JT, Groeneveld-van Beek EA, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. More efficient use of donor corneal tissue with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): two lamellar keratoplasty procedures with one donor cornea. Br J Ophthalmol 2010;94:1265-6.
• Moutsouris K, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Radial graft contraction may relate to subnormal visual acuity in Descemet stripping (automated) endothelial keratoplasty. Br J Ophthalmol 2010;94:951-3.
• Droutsas K, Ham L, Dapena I, Geerling G, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Visus nach Descemet-Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK). Ergebnisse der ersten 100 Eingriffe bei Fuchs’scher Endotheldystrophie. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilkd 2010;227:467-77.
• Lie JT, Droutsas K, Ham L, Dapena I, Ververs B, Otten H, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Isolated Bowman layer transplantation to manage persistent subepithelial haze after excimer laser surface ablation. J Cataract Refract Surg 2010;36:1036-41.
• Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). 1-3 year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2010;149:1016-7.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk C, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Back-up procedure for graft failure in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Br J Ophthalmol 2010;94:241-4.
• Dapena I, Moutsouris M, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Graft detachment rate. Ophthalmology 2010;117:847-7e1.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Reply to Comment by FW Price et al on ‘Spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty’. Am J Ophthalmol 2010;149:174-5.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Reply to Comment by Stewart et al on ‘Spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty’. Am J Ophthalmol 2010;149:683-4.

2009
• Lie JT, Birbal R, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Reply to Comment by Athanasiadis I et al on: Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty.  J Cataract Refract Surg 2009;35:408.
• Moutsouris K, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Βραχυπροθεσμα αποτελεσματα της ενδοθηλιακης κερατοπλαστικης Δεσκεμετειου μεμβρανης (DMEK) για την αντιμεταπιση της ενδοθηλιακης δυστροφιας του Fuchs. Short term results of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) in the management of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Greek Ann Ophthalmol 2009;4:345-54.
• Nieuwendaal CP, van Velthoven MEJ, Biallosterski C, van der Meulen IJE, Lapid-Gortzak R, Melles GRJ, Verbraak FD. Thickness measurements of donor posterior discs after Descemet-stripping endothelial keratoplasty with anterior segment optical coherence tomography Cornea 2009;28:298-303.
• Ham L, Balachandran C, Verschoor AM, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation rate after isolated Descemet membrane transplantation: Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Arch Ophthalmol 2009;127:252-5.
• Ham L, van Luijk C, Dapena I, Wong TH, Birbal R, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 1- to 2-year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2009;148:521-7.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Birbal R, Wong TH, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Simple technique for graft insertion in Descemet-stripping (automated) endothelial keratoplasty using a 30-gauge needle. J Cataract Refract Surg 2009;35:625-8.
• Ham L, Dapena I, van Luijk C, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy: review of the first 50 consecutive cases. Eye 2009;23:1990-8.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK - the thinner the better? Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2009;20:299-307.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Verschoor CA, Ong TS, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Spontaneous Corneal Clearance Despite Graft Detachment in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Am J Ophthalmol 2009;148:227-34.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Tabak S, Balachandran C, Melles GRJ. Phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. J Cataract Refract Surg 2009;35:1314-5.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Lie JT, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK): Resultados a dos anos. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2009;84:237-44.

2008
• Melles GRJ, Ong S, Ververs B, van der Wees J. Preliminary clinical results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Am J Ophthalmol 2008;145:222-7.
• Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Causes of primary donor failure in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol 2008;145:639-44.
• Lie JT, Birbal R, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). J Cataract Refract Surg 2008;34:1578-83.
• Lie JT, Lock FM, Mulder PGH, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Floating device for donor corneas in organ culture. Br J Ophthalmol 2008;92:1676-8.

2007
• Nieuwendaal CP, Lapid R, van der Meulen IJ, Melles GRJ. Posterior corneal graft detachment after organ culture (Letter). Cornea 2007;26:1024.
• van Dooren B, Mulder P, Nieuwendaal CP, Beekhuis WH, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after posterior lamellar keratoplasty: five- to seven-year follow-up. Am J Ophthalmol 2007;144:471-3.

2006
• Nieuwendaal CP, Lapid R, van der Meulen IJ, Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty using descemetorhexis and organ cultured donor corneal tissue (Melles technique). Cornea 2006;25:933-6.
• Melles GRJ, Ong S, Ververs B, Van der Wees J. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cornea 2006;25:987-90.
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty: DLEK to DSEK to DMEK (editorial). Cornea 2006;25:879-81.

2005
• Geerling G, Duncker GIW, Krumeich J, Melles GRJ. Lamellare keratoplasty. Ophthalmologe 2005;102:1140-8,1150-1. Review.

2004
• Dooren van BTH, Mulder P, Nieuwendaal CP, Beekhuis WH, Melles GRJ: Endothelial cell density after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (Melles technique). Am J Ophthal 2004;138:397-400.
• Dooren van BTH, Mulder P, Nieuwendaal CP, Beekhuis WH, Melles GRJ: Endothelial cell density after posterior lamellar keratoplasty (Melles technique); 3 years follow-up. Am J Ophthal 2004;138:211-7.
• Binder PS, Melles GRJ et al: Femtosecond laser in posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Review Refractive Surgery 2004.
• Aguilera F, Mohr A, Eckardt C, Wong D, Kusaka S, Joondeph BC, Feron EJ, Stalmans P, van Overdam K, Melles GRJ: Letter. Ophthalmology 2004.
• Melles GR, Wijdh RH, Nieuwendaal CP. A technique to excise the descemet membrane from a recipient cornea (descemetorhexis). Cornea. 2004;23:286-8.
• Melles GRJ. A disagreement. Ophthalmology 2004;111:193.
• Melles GRJ, Ververs B, JW van der Linden. Cosmetic extraocular implant. J Cataract Refract Surg 2004 (Letter). 2004;30:1595-6; discussion 1595.
• Melles GRJ. An Alternative to Penetrating Keratoplasty. Review of Ophthalmology en Espanol 2004.

2003
• Stalmans P, Feron EJ, Parys-van Ginderdeuren R, van Lommel A, Melles GRJ, Veckeneer M: Double vital staining using trypan blue and infracyanine green in macular pucker surgery. Br J Ophthalmol 2003;87:713-6.
• Melles GRJ, Kamminga N: Techniken der posterioren lamellären Keratoplastik über einen skleralen Zugang. Ophthalmologe 2003;100:689-95.
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty, 6 different approaches. Klin Monatsbl. Augenheilkd 2003;220:S1-20.
• Melles GRJ. An Alternative to Penetrating Keratoplasty. Review of Ophthalmology 2003:67-72.
• Stalmans P et al: Trypan Blue not toxic for retinal pigment epithelium in vitro. Am J Ophthalmol 2003;135:234-6.

2002
• Feron EJ, Veckeneer M, Parys R, Van Lommel A, Melles GRJ, Stalmans P: Trypan blue staining of epiretinal membranes in proliferative vitreoretinopathy. Arch Ophthalmol 2002:120:141-4.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Nieuwendaal CP: Sutureless posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Cornea 2002;21:325-7.
• Melles GRJ: Editorial on posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 2002;77:175-6.
• de Waard PTW, Budo C, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue capsular staining to visualize a ‘lost’ capsulorhexis. Am J Ophthalmol 2002;134:271-2.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Rietveld FJR: Transplantation of Descemet’s membrane carrying viable endothelium through a small scleral incision. Cornea 2002;21:415-8.
• van Nouhuijs H, van den Berg W, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue stained visco elastic for ophthalmic surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg 2002;28:574-5.
• van Dooren BTH, de Waard PTW, van Nouhuijs HM, Beekhuis WH, Melles GRJ: Corneal endothelial cell density after trypan blue capsule staining in cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg 2002;28:574-5.
• Odenthal MT, Eggink CA, Melles GRJ, Pameyer JH, Geerards AJ, Beekhuis WH: Clinical and theoretical results of intraocular lens power calculation for cataract surgery after photorefractive keratectomy for myopia. Arch Ophthalmol 2002;120:431-8.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Rietveld FJR: Comment on Transplantation of Descemet’s membrane carrying viable endothelium through a small scleral incision (Letter). Cornea 2002;21:840.
• Aguilera F, Mohr A, Eckardt C, Wong D, Kusaka S, Joondeph BC, Feron EJ, Stalmans P, van Overdam K, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue staining in vitreoretinal surgery. Ophthalmology 2003;110:2409-12.
• Alio JL, Shah S, Barraquer C, Bilgihan K, Anwar M, Melles GRJ: New techniques in lamellar keratoplasty. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2002;13:224-9.

2001
• Caroline PJ, Melles GRJ: Two cases of bilateral, stromal ring opacity of the cornea. Cornea, 2001;20:237-8.
• Paridaens D, Beekhuis WH, van den Bosch W, Remeyer L, Melles GRJ: Amniotic membrane transplantation in the management of conjunctival malignant melanoma and primary acquired melanosis with atypia. Br J Ophthalmol 2001;85:658-61. 

2000
• Melles GRJ, Remeijer L, Geerards AJM, Beekhuis WH: A quick surgical technique for deep lamellar keratoplasty using visco-dissection. Cornea 2000;19:427-32.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Preliminary clinical results of posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclerocorneal pocket incision. Ophthalmology 2000;107:1850-7.
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar Keratoplasty. Moorfields On-line Textbook on Ophthalmology <www.eyetext.net>
• Melles GRJ: Mature Cataract Surgery. Moorfields On-line Textbook on Ophthalmology www.eyetext.net

1999
• Eggink FAGJ, Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Eggink CA, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Topography following keratoplasty in cats is not representative for that in humans. J Refract Surg 1999;15:74-5.
• Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A technique to visualize corneal incision and lamellar dissection depth during surgery. Cornea 1999;18:80-6.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Beekhuis WH, Remeijer L, Binder PS: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty for a case of pseudophakic bullous keratopathy. Am J Ophthalmol 1999;127:340-1.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsule staining to visualize the capsulorhexis in cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg 1999;25:7-9.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Rietveld FJR, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A new surgical technique for deep stromal, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Br J Ophthalmol 1999;83:327-33.
• Melles GRJ, Remeijer L, Geerards A, Beekhuis WH: The future of lamellar keratoplasty. Curr Opin Ophthalmol 1999;10:253-9.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PTW, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypanblau Färbung der Linsenkapsel zur Visualisierung der Kapsulorhexis bei Maturkatataktchirurgie. Fortschr Ophthalmol. 1999:215:342-4.

1998
• Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Depth predictability of stromal pockets in the posterior cornea. Cornea 1998;17:174-9.
• Melles GRJ, de Séra P, Eggink CA, Cruysberg JRM, Binder PS: Bilateral, anterior stromal ring opacity of the cornea. Br J Ophthalmol 1998;82:522-5.
• Melles GRJ, Eggink FAGJ, Lander F, Pels E, Rietveld FJR, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A surgical technique for posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Cornea 1998;17:618-26.


Book chapters

• Dapena I, Liarakos VS, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, Yeh RY, Quilendrino R, Droutsas K, Moutsouris K, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. In Copeland RA jr, Afshari N (eds.):  Copeland and Afshari’s Principles and Practice of Cornea. 2012:1031-46.
• Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK): Técnica quirúrgica. In Villarrubia A (ed.): Trasplante del endotelio corneal. 2010:173-83.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Dirisamer M, Melles GRJ. DMEK: resultados y comparación con DSEK/DSAEK. In Villarrubia A (ed.): Trasplante del endotelio corneal. 2010:185-95.
• Melles GRJ. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Essentials in Ophthalmology: Cornea and External Eye Disease. Springer Verlag, 2006:65-71.
• Melles GRJ. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. In: Vajpayee RB (ed): Corneal Transplantation. Lippincott, 2002:167-82.
• Melles GRJ, Alio JL. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty to correct irregular astigmatism after refractive surgery. In: Alio JL (ed): Refractive Surgery. Highlights of Ophthalmology International, 2002:183-4.


Upcoming presentations


• Melles GRJ. DSAEK to DMEK to DMET? Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: the future is already here. SEO. Bilbao, Spain, November 2014 (invitation).


Presentations

2014
• Lam FC. Hemi-DMEK Transplantation – A Novel Method for Increasing the Pool of Endothelial Graft Tissue. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Lam FC. Mid-term results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 6 years clinical outcome. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Satué M. Endothelial cell changes as an indicator for allograft rejection following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Parker J. Bowman Layer Implantation to Reduce and Stabilize Advanced Progressive Keratoconus. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Satué M. Repeat Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for unsuccessful previous DMEK (poster). AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Clinical outcome of the first 500 consecutive cases undergoing Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Melles GRJ, Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Baydoun L, Lam FC, Parker J. Instructional DMEK Wetlab Course. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
• Rodriguez M. Clinical outcome of the first 500 consecutive cases undergoing Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Livny E. Post-mortem ultra-structural analysis of a cornea transplanted with Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• van Dijk K. Bowman layer implantation to reduce and stabilize advanced progressive keratoconus. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Parker J. Optical quality of the transplanted cornea after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Baydoun L. Repeat Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for unsuccessful previous DMEK. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Lam FC. Hemi-DMEK Transplantation – A Novel Method for Increasing the Pool of Endothelial Graft Tissue. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Anterior chamber versus posterior chamber intraocular lens in DMEK for pseudophakic bullous keratopathy. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Dapena I. Endothelial cell changes as an indicator for upcoming allograft rejection following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Ham L. Mid-term results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 2 to 6 year clinical outcome. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) First case series of 18 surgeons. ESCRS. London, UK. September 2014.
• Melles GRJ, Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Baydoun L, Lam FC, Parker J. Instructional Course: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): DMEK surgical technique and outcomes. ESCRS. London, UK, September 2014.
• Baydoun L. Hemi-DMEK Transplantation – A Novel Method for Increasing the Pool of Endothelial Graft Tissue. DOG. Leipzig, Germany, September 2014.
• Baydoun L. Repeat Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for unsuccessful previous DMEK. DOG. Leipzig, Germany, September 2014.
• Groeneveld EA. Stromal Bowman layer implantation: an alternative method to prevent further progression in advanced keratoconus. DOG. Leipzig, Germany, September 2014. 
• Groeneveld EA. Standardized Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) - Technique and current results. DOG. Leipzig, Germany, September 2014.
• Melles GRJ. DSAEK to DMEK to DMET? What if Fuchs endothelial dystrophy does not exist? Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology. Stockholm, Sweden, August 2014 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. DSAEK to DMEK to DMET? Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: the future is already here. Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology. Stockholm, Sweden, August 2014 (invitation).
• Baydoun L. Hemi-DMEK Transplantation – A Novel Method for Increasing the Pool of Endothelial Graft Tissue. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2014.
• Baydoun L. Repeat Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for unsuccessful previous DMEK. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): First case series of 18 surgeons. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2014. 
• Dirisamer M. Clinical outcome of the first 500 consecutive cases undergoing Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2014.
• Parker J. Mid-Stromal Isolated Bowman Layer Graft to Reduce and Stabilize Advanced Keratoconus to Postpone Penetrating or Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty, ASCRS, Boston, MA, USA, April 2014.
• Parker J. Multicenter Trial of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). First Case Series of 18 surgeons, ASCRS, Boston, MA, USA, April 2014.
• Melles GRJ. Instruction course `How to start with DMEK´. WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Mid-term results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 2-6 years clinical outcomes. Aegean Cornea Meeting. Santorini, Greece, June 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): First results of 18 surgeons in 11 countries. Aegean Cornea Meeting. Santorini, Greece, June 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress. Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK and DSEK) for bullous keratopathy in eyes with an anterior chamber intraocular lens. Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress. Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Does FED really exist. OEOG. Schladming, Austria, May 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Endothelial keratoplasty for bullous keratopathy in eyes with an anterior chamber intraocular lens. WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter study on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): First case series of 18 surgeons. WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Baydoun L. Long-term results on best corrected vis ual acuity and endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endoth elial keratoplasty (DMEK). WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Baydoun L. Incidence of irregular astigmatism elig ible for contact lens fitting after Descemet membrane endothelial kera toplasty (DMEK). WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Does Fuchs endothelial dystrophy exist? WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Dirisamer M. Identifying causes for poor visual outcome after DSEK/DSAEK following secondary DMEK in the same eye. WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Quilendrino MR. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Quilendrino MR. Do we overestimate the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty? WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Dapena I. Potential causes of incomplete visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). WOC. Tokio, Japan, April 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) - First case series of 18 surgeons. NOG. Maastricht, the Netherlands, March 2014.
• Baydoun L: Clinical outcome of the first 500 consecutive cases undergoing Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG. Maastricht, the Netherlands, March 2014.
• Groeneveld-van Beek EA. Stromal Bowman layer implantation: an alternative method to prevent further progression in advanced keratoconus. NOG. Maastricht, the Netherlands, March 2014.
• van Esch H. Amnion membraan transplantatie bij recidiverende cornea erosie. NCC. Velthoven, the Netherlands, March 2014.
• van Dijk K. Anterieure cornea irregulariteiten geïndiceerd voor contactlenscorrectie na succesvolle Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NCC. Velthoven, the Netherlands, March 2014.
• Melles GRJ. Mid-term experience with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). First 500 cases. Fuchs Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, March 2014.
• Melles GRJ. First experience with Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). Fuchs Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, March 2014.
• Melles GRJ. Isolated Bowman layer transplantation for advanced keratoconus. Fuchs Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, March 2014.
• van Dijk K. Optical quality after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Las Vegas, NV, USA, January 2014.
• Ciechanowski PP. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) and potential causes of incomplete visual rehabilitation. ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• Ciechanowski PP. Changes in refraction after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Intracorneal Bowman layer implantation for progressive advanced keratoconus. ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): First case series of 18 surgeons. ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• Parker JS. Do we overestimate the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty? ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• Parker JS. Incidence of irregular astigmatism eligible for contact lens fitting after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Ljubljana, Slovenia, February 2014.
• van Dijk K. Incidence of irregular astigmatism eligible for contact lens fitting after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Las Vegas, NV, USA, January 2014.
• Ciechanowski PP. Is the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty overestimated? EEBA. Lausanne, Switzerland, January 2014.
• Groeneveld EA. Stromal Bowman layer implantation: an alternative method to prevent further progression in advanced keratoconus. EEBA. Lausanne, Switzerland, January 2014.
• van der Wees J. Long-term results on endothelial cell density and best corrected visual acuity after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Lausanne, Switzerland, January 2014.
• Mangundap K. Amnitrans EyeBank external tissue preparation: How to provide DMEK grafts, without investments by your eye bank. EEBA. Lausanne, Switzerland, January 2014.

2013
• Melles GRJ. Mid-term experience with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). First 500 cases. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Convention. Manila, Philippines, December 2013.
• Melles GRJ. First experience with Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Convention. Manila, Philippines, December 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Isolated Bowman layer transplantation for advanced keratoconus. Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology Convention. Manila, Philippines, December 2013.
• Lie J. Hassle-free endothelial keratoplasty. DMEK eye banking diamond jubilee of the Queen Victoria Hospital Eye Bank. Lingfield, Surrey, UK, November 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Instruction course: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial Keratoplasty–What Does the Future Hold? AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Yeh RY. Predictive value of OCT in Graft Attachment After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Dirisamer M. Does Fuchs endothelial dystrophy exist. AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Parker J. Bowman layer implantation: an alternative to penetrating or deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in eyes with advanced keratoconus. AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Moutsouris K. Midterm Results on Visual Acuity and Endothelial Cell Density After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Dapena I. Potential causes of incomplete visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Refractive stability after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Liarakos VS. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) - First case series of 18 surgeons. AAO. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2013.
• Instruction course: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Yeh RY. Predictive value of optical coherence tomography in graft attachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Yeh RY. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) (Poster). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Large-diameter Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in buphthalmic eyes. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Refractive stability after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Dirisamer M. Identifying causes for poor visual outcome after DSEK/DSAEK following secondary DMEK in the same eye. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Dirisamer M. Does Fuchs endothelial dystrophy exist?. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Ham L. Long term results on best corrected visual acuity and endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Baydoun L. Multicenter trial on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): first case series of 18 surgeons. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Dapena I. Potential causes of incomplete visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Parker JS. Do we overestimate the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty? ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Parker JS. Incidence of irregular astigmatism eligible for contact lens fitting after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Cabrerizo J. Changes in contrast sensitivity and color vision after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Liarakos VS. Endothelial keratoplasty for bullous keratopathy in eyes with an anterior chamber intraocular lens. ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Liarakos VS. Different techniques for unfolding the Descemet graft in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Dapena I. Latest update in DMEK Surgery. ESCRS. DORC Symposium. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013.
• Bruinsma M, Frank H, Kumar B, Bentivegna V, Pinkse M, Melles GRJ, Verhaert P. Quantitative comparative proteomics of aqueous humor from human donor eyes for optimized use in transplantation surgery. EuPA 2013. St. Malo, France, October 2013.
• Baydoun L. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2013 (poster).
• Baydoun L. Predictive value of optical coherence tomography in graft attachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2013.
• van Dijk K. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2013.
• van Dijk K. Incidence of irregular astigmatism eligible for contact lens fitting after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Valor predictivo de la tomografía óptica de coherencia para predecir la adhesión del injerto en la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK). SEO. Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, September 2013.
• Quilendrino MR. Predictive value of OCT in graft detachment after DMEK. APACRS. Singapore, Singapore, July 2013.
• Quilendrino MR. Large-diameter DMEK in buphthalmos (poster). APACRS. Singapore, Singapore, July 2013.
• Dirisamer M. Posteriore lammelläre Keratoplastik DSEK/DMEK. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2013.
• Dirisamer M. Fuchs'sche Endotheldystrophie - existiert sie wirklich? DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2013.
• Baydoun L. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2013.
• Baydoun L. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2013.
• Yeh RY. Predictive value of optical coherence tomography in graft attachment after descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. SOE. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2013.
• Yeh RY. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). SOE. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2013.
• Cabrerizo J. Changes in contrast sensitivity and color vision after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (poster). ARVO. Seattle, WA, USA, May 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DMEK or DMET - what if Fuchs endothelial dystrophy does not exist? Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress. Pylos Messinia, Greece, May 2013 (invitation).
• Yeh RY. Predictive Value of Optical Coherence Tomography in Graft Attachment After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. ASCRS. San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2013.
• Yeh RY. Intraocular Graft Unfolding Techniques in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. ASCRS. San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Queratoplastía endotelial: DSAEK a DMEK a DMET. ¿Y si la Distrofia de Fuchs no Existe? LO MEJOR EN CORNEA. Mexico City, Mexico, March 2013 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Trasplante de Bowman. LO MEJOR EN CORNEA. Mexico City, Mexico, March 2013 (invitation).
• Baydoun L. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2013.
• Groeneveld-van Beek E. Long-term results on endothelial cell density (ECD) and best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2013.
• Liarakos VS. DMEK, the ultimate graft? HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013 (invitation).
• Liarakos VS. Femtosecond Lasers in Cornea Banks. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013 (invitation).
• Liarakos VS. DMEK – DMET. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013.
• Liarakos VS. DMEK and Phaco. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013.
• Liarakos VS. DALK for keratoconus with the Melles technique. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013.
• Liarakos VS. Unfolding Techniques in DMEK. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013.
• Liarakos VS. Management of Graft Detachment in DMEK. HSIOIRS. Athens, Greece, February/March 2013.
• Parker JS. Outcome of phacoemulsification after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• Parker JS. Identifying causes for poor visual outcome after DSEK/DSAEK following secondary DMEK in the same eye. ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• Baydoun L. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• Baydoun L. Predicted long-term graft survival after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Large-diameter Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in buphthalmic eyes. ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• Rodriguez M. Predictive value of optical coherence tomography in graft attachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS. Warsaw, Poland, February 2013.
• van Dijk K. DSAEK to DMEK to DMET. OVN Congres. Ede, Netherlands, January 2013.
• Leeuwenburgh PE. Management advanced Keratoconus. OVN Congres. Ede, Netherlands, January 2013.
• Groeneveld E. Mid-term results on visual acuity and stability after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Zagreb, Croatia, January 2013.
• Mangundap K. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 1 to 6 - year Follow-up. EEBA. Zagreb, Croatia, January 2013.

2012
• Baydoun L. Aandoeningen van het hoornvliesendotheel en Descemet Membraan Endotheel Keratoplastiek (DMEK). Eyescan. Noordwijk, Netherlands, November 2012.
• Melles GRJ. Top 10 Reasons why you should be performing Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in 2012. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012 (invitation).
• Musa FU. Visual Rehabilitation and Complications of the First 300 Consecutive Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty Cases. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012.
• Musa FU. Endothelial Cell Density After Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty: Five-Year Follow-up. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012 (chosen best poster AAO).
• Dirisamer M. Prevention and Management of Graft Detachment in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012.
• Dirisamer M. First Series of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Transfer. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012 (chosen best poster AAO).
• Liarakos VS. Intraocular Graft Unfolding Techniques in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012.
• Parker JS. Standardized ´no-touch' preparation for DALK and DMEK: creating two transplants from one donor cornea. AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012.
• Parker JS. Are we overestimating the endothelial cell ‘loss’ after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK)? AAO. Chicago, IL, USA, November 2012.
• Melles GRJ. How to proceed with endothelial keratoplasty: DMEK or Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). All-Russian Ophthalmological Forum meeting. Moscow, Russia, October 2012 (invitation).
• Tomaszewski A, Lie J, Seitz B, Singer BB, Steuhl KP, Ergün S, Fuchsluger TA. Korneales Endothel und seine möglichen mesenchymalen Progenitorzellen. DOG. Berlin, Germany. September 2012.
• Melles GRJ. No-touch DMEK Donor Tissue Preparation. DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2012.
• Droutsas K. Standardisierte "no-touch" Präparation von Spendergewebe für DALK und DMEK: Gewinnung unversehrter anteriorer und posteriorer Transplantate von derselben Spenderhornhaut. DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2012.
• Melles GRJ. How to proceed with endothelial keratoplasty: DMEK or Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Musa FU. Visual rehabilitation and complications of the first 300 consecutive DMEK. ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Musa FU. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: 1-5 year follow-up. ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Yeh RY. Standardized ´no-touch' donor tissue preparation for DALK and DMEK: Harvesting undamaged anterior and posterior transplants from the same donor cornea. ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Prevention and management of graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Dirisamer M. First series of Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Naveiras Torres-Quiroga M. Causes of glaucoma after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Naveiras Torres-Quiroga M. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Milan, Italy, September 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Aegean Cornea XI. Rethymno, Crete, Greece, June/July 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Efficacy of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Clinical outcome of 200 consecutive cases after a learning curve of 25 cases. Aegean Cornea XI. Rethymno, Crete, Greece, June/July 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Prevention and management of graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Aegean Cornea XI. Rethymno, Crete, Greece, June/July 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Tiefe lamelläre Keratoplastik. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2012.
• Melles GRJ. How to proceed with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): does Fuchs endothelial dystrophy exist? DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2012.
• Melles GRJ. Lamelläre Keratoplastik. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, June 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Visual Rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Panhellenic Ophthalmological congress. Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) – 4 years follow up. Panhellenic Ophthalmological congress. Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Panhellenic Ophthalmological congress. Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) – the surgical technique (Video presentation). Panhellenic Ophthalmological congress. Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2012.
• Moutsouris K. Prevention and management of graft detachment in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. Panhellenic Ophthalmological congress. Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2012.
• Naveiras Torres-Quiroga M. Causes of glaucoma after DMEK. SECOIR. Sevilla, Spain, May 2012.
• Tomaszewski A, Lie J, Seitz B, Klein D, Singer BB, Steuhl KP, Ergün S, Fuchsluger T. Possible Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells in the Corneal Endothelium? ARVO Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 2012.
• Melles GRJ. How to proceed with endothelial keratoplasty: DMEK → DMET? Annual Course of Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández-Vega, Keratoplasty and advanced corneal Therapy. Oviedo, Spain, May 2012.
• Melles GRJ. The History and Future of Endothelial Keratoplasty. Third Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 2012 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Update on Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): Current Outcomes and Future Perspectives. Third Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 2012 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Isolated Bowman Layer Transplantation for Persistent Subepithelial Haze. Third Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 2012 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Efficacy of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Clinical outcome of 200 consecutive cases after a learning curve of 25 cases. NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2012.
• van der Wees J. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK):  1-5 year follow-up. NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2012.
• Dapena I. Standardized ‘no touch’ technique for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Controlled donor tissue implantation, orientation, unrolling, centering, appositioning and fixation. NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2012.
• Groeneveld E. Standardized ‘no-touch’ donor tissue preparation for DALK and DMEK:  Harvesting undamaged anterior and posterior transplants from the same donor cornea. NOG. Groningen, Netherlands, March 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Learning curve in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). First series of 135 consecutive cases. WOC. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) - "the first 200 cases". WOC. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Patterns of corneal endothelialization and corneal clearance after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). WOC. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Prevention and management of graft detachment in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Prague, Czech Republic, February 2012.
• Liarakos VS. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Prague, Czech Republic, February 2012. 
• Liarakos VS. Efficacy of descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK)- clinical outcome of 200 consecutive cases after a learning curve of 25 cases. ESCRS. Prague, Czech Republic, February 2012.
• Parker J. Causes of glaucoma after descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Prague, Czech Republic, February 2012.
• Parker J. Patterns of corneal endothelialization and corneal clearance after descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Prague, Czech Republic, February 2012.
• Bruinsma M, Lie JT, Groeneveld E, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Are polymegethism, pleomorphism, and ‘poor swelling’ valid discard parameters in immediate post-mortem evaluation of human donor corneal endothelium? EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012. 
• Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Standardized ‘no touch’ technique for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Controlled donor tissue implantation, orientation, unrolling, centering, appositioning and fixation. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012. 
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Learning curve in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Dirisamer M, Yeh RY, van Dijk K, Ham L, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. First series of Descemet membrane endothelial transfer (DMET). EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Dirisamer M, Dapena I, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Patterns of endothelialization and corneal clearance after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Groeneveld E, Dapena I, Lie JT, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Bowman layer transplantation. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Ham L, Parker JS, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: 1-5 year follow-up. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Lie JT, Groeneveld E, van der Wees J, Bruinsma M, Melles GRJ. Standardized ´no-touch' donor tissue preparation for DALK and DMEK: Harvesting undamaged anterior and posterior transplants from the same donor cornea. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Naveiras M, Dapena I, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Allograft rejection after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Parker JS, Dirisamer M, Naveiras M, Tse WHW, van Dijk K, Frank LE, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Outcome of DMEK in phakic eyes. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012. 
• van Dijk K, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Ham L, Nieuwendaal C, Melles GRJ. Deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK): Ten year follow-up of the first patient cohort worldwide. EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Liarakos VS, Dapena I, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Intraocular graft unfolding techniques in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2012.
• Melles GRJ. Minimally invasive corneal surgery – Non-penetrating keratoplasty. Minimally Invasive Eye Surgery Congress. St. Gallen, Switzerland, January 2012 (invitation).

2011
• Dirisamer M, Naveiras Torres-Quiroga ML, Melles GRJ. Visual Outcome of the First 200 Consecutive Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. AAO. Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2011.
• Dirisamer M, Naveiras Torres-Quiroga ML, Melles GRJ. Complications After the First 200 Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty Cases After a Learning Curve of 25 Cases. AAO. Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2011.
• Tomaszewski A, Hu J, Lie J, Seitz B, Klein D, Steuhl K-P, Ergün S, Fuchsluger TA. Mesenchymale Progenitorzellen des kornealen Endothels. DOG. Berlin, Germany, September 2011.
• Naveiras M. Patrones de re-endotelización y aclaramiento corneal tras queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK) para distrofia de Fuch. SEO. Oviedo, Spain, September 2011.
• Naveiras M. Allograft rejection after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• Parker J. Outcome of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in phakic eyes. ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• Parker J. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: 1-4 year follow-up. ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011. 
• Dirisamer M. Patterns of corneal endothelialization and corneal clearance after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) – the first 200 cases. ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• van Dijk K. Visual rehabilitation of the first 200 consecutive DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty) cases. ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• van Dijk K. Refractive outcome of the first 200 consecutive DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty) cases. ESCRS. Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Bowmanlayer Transplantation. OEOG. Mayrhofen, Tirol, Austria, June 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Visusergebnisse der ersten 200 DMEK Operationen. OEOG. Mayrhofen, Tirol, Austria, June 2011.
• Tomaszewski A, Hu J, Lie J, Seitz B, Steuhl K-P, Ergün S, Fuchsluger TA. Distribution of Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells in the Corneal Endothelium. ARVO. Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 2011.
• Naveiras Torres-Quiroga M. Endothelial Cell Density after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): 4 years follow-up. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2011.
• Naveiras Torres-Quiroga M. Complications after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Visus Ergebnissse der ersten 200 DMEK OP’s nach einer “Lernkurve” von 25 Fällen. DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2011.
• van Dijk K. Isolated Bowman Layer Transplantation. EAOO. Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
• Ham L. Endothelial Cell Density after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): 4 years follow-up. EAOO. Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
• van Dijk K. Visual rehabilitation of 200 consecutive DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty) cases. EAOO. Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
• Droutsas K, Dapena I, Melles GRJ, Sekundo W. A graft for  two recipients – Preliminary results of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK in University Clinic of Marburg). Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress. Athens, Greece, May 2011.
• Melles GRJ. Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) - The Journey to Perfection. Cambridge Cornea and Cataract Symposium, Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 2011.
• Ham L. Visual outcome of the first 200 consecutive Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) cases. NOG. Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2011.
• Dapena I. Learning curve in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG. Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2011.
• Lie J. Two lamellar keratoplasty procedures on one donor cornea. NOG. Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2011.
• van der Wees J. Endothelial cell density 4 years after DMEK. NOG. Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2011.
• Melles GRJ. Update on Cornea Surgery - DMEK. Glaucoma et Superficio Ocular. Barcelona, Spain, March 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Visual Rehabilitation and Endothelial Cell Density: First 200 DMEK Cases. ASCRS. San Diego, USA, March 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty: Ten-Year Follow-up of First Patient Cohort Worldwide. ASCRS. San Diego, USA, March 2011.
• Dirisamer M. Learning Curve in First Series of 135 Consecutive DMEK Cases. ASCRS. San Diego, USA, March 2011.
• Melles GRJ. Ondernemen in de gezondheidszorg. Rotary Club, Schiedam, The Netherlands. March 2011. 
• Dapena I. Learning curve in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS. Istanbul, Turkey, February 2011.
• Dapena I. Standardized ‘no touch’ technique for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Controlled donor tissue implantation, orientation, unrolling, centering, appositioning and fixation (poster). ESCRS. Istanbul, Turkey, February 2011.
• Moutsouris K. Visual rehabilitation and endothelial cell density in the first 200 DMEK cases. ESCRS. Istanbul, Turkey, February 2011.
• Moutsouris K. Deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK). ESCRS. Istanbul, Turkey, February 2011.
• Bruinsma M, van Luijk CM, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Combined Chlorhexidine and PVP-I Decontamination of Human Donor Eyes prior to Corneal Preservation. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011. 
• Lie J, Droutsas K, Dapena I, Ververs B, Otten H. Isolated Bowman Layer Transplantation. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011.
• Groeneveld E, Lie J, van der Wees J. More Efficient Use of Donor Corneal Tissue: Two Lamellar Keratoplasty Procedures with One Donor Cornea. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011.
• van der Wees J, Ham L, Dirisamer M, Melles GRJ. Endothelial Cell Density after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): 3 Years Follow-Up. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Dirisamer M, Melles GRJ. Visual Outcome of the first 200 Consecutive Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Cases. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011.
• Tomaszewski A, Hu J, Lie J, Seitz B, Steuhl KP, Ergün S, Fuchsluger TA. Distribution of Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells in the Corneal Endothelium. EEBA. Freiburg, Germany, January 2011.

2010
• van der Wees J, Polman Tuin RW. Nieuwe technieken in de oogbank.
Regiovergadering donatiefunctionarissen/transplantatie-coördinatoren. Vuren, Netherlands, December 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Keratoplasty 2010. Bilbao, Spain, November 2010.
• van Dijk K. DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: EK: The thinner the better. OVN Themadag, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, November 2010.
• Droutsas K, Ham L, Dapena I, Geerling G, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ. Visus nach Descemet-Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK): Ergebnisse der ersten 100 Eingriffe bei Fuchs'scher Endotheldystrophie. Versammlung der Vereinigung Rhein-Mainischer Augenärzte, Ludwigshafen, Germany, November 2010.
• Droutsas K, Lie J, Schroder M, Kramer S, Kicova N, Sekundo W. Präparation des Transplantates für Descemet-Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK): Erste Marburger Ergebnisse. Versammlung der Vereinigung Rhein-Mainischer Augenärzte, Ludwigshafen, Germany, November 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Lamellierende Keratoplastik. DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Posteriore lameliare Keratoplastik. DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelzelldichte nach ‘Descemet-Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK): Ergebnisse nach 3 Jahren. DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Visus nach Descemet Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK). DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010.
• Dirisamer M. Lernkurve bei Descemet-Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK). Die ersten 135 konsekutiven Fälle. DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010. 
• Dirisamer M. Descemetorhexis “unter Luft” kann das Risiko von Empfänger-Descemet Membran-Resten im Spender/Empfänger-Interface nach endothelialer Keratoplastik vermindern. DOC, Hamburg, Germany, October 2010. 
• Melles GRJ. DSEK, DSAEK or DMEK – The thinner the better? Linzer Ophthalmologische Gespräche, Linz, Austria, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ et al. Interaktive Sprechstunde mit Paneldiskussion. Linzer Ophthalmologische Gespräche, Linz, Austria, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ et al. Innovationen in der Ophthalmochirurgie: Was habe ich in den letzen beiden Jahren an meiner Operationstechnik geandert? Linzer Ophthalmologische Gespräche, Linz, Austria, October 2010.
• Dirisamer M. Nicht perforierende Hornhauttransplantation. Linzer Ophthalmologische Gespräche, Linz, Austria, October 2010.
• Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Ham L, van Dijk K, Melles GRJ. Queratoplastia endothelial de membrane de Descemet (DMEK): Técnica quirúrgica. Ponencia de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalologia, Madrid, Spain, September 2010.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Dirisamer M, Melles GRJ. DMEK: resultados y comparación con DSEK/DSAEK. Ponencia de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia, Madrid, Spain, September 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Restoration of a functional corneal endothelium, present and future therapeutic possibilities. Danish Ophthalmological Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2010.
• Dapena I. Descemetorhexis under air may reduce the risk of recipient descemet membrane remnants at the donor to stromal interface after endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS, Paris, France, September 2010.
• van Dijk K. Deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK) 9-12 year follow up of first patient cohort worldwide. ESCRS, Paris, France, September 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) 3 year follow up. ESCRS, Paris, France, September 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS, Paris, France, September 2010.
• Dapena I. Learning curve in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). First series of 135 consecutive cases. ESCRS, Paris, France, September 2010.
• Lie J. Is DMEK the preferred method of endothelial keratoplasty? Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore, July 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Is DMEK the preferred method of PLK? How can corneal surgeons begin doing this? WOC, Berlin, Germany, June 2010.
• Melles GRJ. DLEK, DSAEK, DMEK, the thinner the better. WOC, Berlin, Germany, June 2010.
• Droutsas K. Visual rehabilitation after Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) – Results of the first 100 cases. WOC, Berlin, Germany, June 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: the thinner, the better? Barcelona, Spain, March 2010.
• van der Wees J, Ham L, Dapena I, Droutsas K, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 3 years follow-up. NOG, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2010.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Droutsas K, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation and detachment rate following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): first 135 eyes. NOG, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2010.
• Dapena I, Balachandran C, Ham L, Droutsas K, Melles GRJ. Spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2010.
• Melles GRJ, Dapena I, Ham L, Droutsas K. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK - the thinner the better? NOG, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2010.
• Lie JT, Groeneveld EA, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. More efficient use of donor corneas with Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. NOG, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 2010.
• Μουτσουρης Κ, Ham L. Διαυγαση κερατοειδους παρα την αποκολληση του δεσκεμετονδοθηλιακου μοσχευματος μετα απο DMEK. HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Μουτσουρης Κ. Πληρης οπτικη αποκατασταση μετα απο αντικατασταση ενδοθηλιακου μοσχευματος: Δευτερογενης DMEK μετα απο DSEK. Complete visual recovery after endothelial keratoplasty graft exchange: DMEK after DSEK. HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Dapena I, Droutsas K, Ham L, Moutsouris K, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Back-up procedure for graft failure in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Ham L, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Dapena I, Balachandran C, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Corneal Clearance despite Graft Detachment in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Droutsas K, Moutsouris K, Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) - Results of the first 100 cases. HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Miltsakakis D, Droutsas K. Instruction course. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSAEΚ and DMEK. HSIOIRS CONGRESS, Athens, Greece, February 2010.
• Melles GRJ. DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: the thinner, the better? Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, February 2010.
• Dapena I. Standardized ‘no touch’ technique for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, February 2010.
• Droutsas K. Complications of DMEK. Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA, February 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: the thinner, the better? Cairo Middle East Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery Symposium, Cairo, Egypt, January 2010 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cairo Middle East Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery Symposium, Cairo, Egypt, January 2010 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. DMEK surgical techniques (video). Cairo Middle East Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery Symposium, Cairo, Egypt, January 2010 (invitation).
• van der Wees J, Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 3 years follow-up. European Eye Bank Association (EEBA), Sitges, Spain, January 2010.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Droutsas K, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). European Eye Bank Association (EEBA), Sitges, Spain, January 2010.
• Lie JL, Groeneveld EA, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. More efficient use of donor corneas by using Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). European Eye Bank Association (EEBA), Sitges, Spain, January 2010.

2009
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: the thinner, the better? Rohovkový Kongres, Corneal Day. Prague, Czech Republic, December 2009 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty: DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK - The thinner the better? HOS, Sao Paolo, Brazil, November 2009 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. The future of endothelial keratoplasty. HOS, Sao Paolo, Brazil, November 2009 (invitation).
• Lie JT, Ham L, Van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): What do we need? DOG, Leipzig, Germany, September 2009.
• Dapena I, Balachandran C, Ham L, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Moutsouris K, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Back-up procedure for graft failure in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Incidence or retained recipient Descemet's membrane after descemetorhexis in endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Moutsouris K, Dapena I, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) after Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK). ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Moutsouris K, Lie JT, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): what do we need? ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 1-2 years follow-up. ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Ham L, Dapena I, Moutsouris K, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009.
• Dapena I. Preparación del tejido donante para la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana Descemet (DMEK). Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Santander, Spain, September 2009.
• Dapena I. Queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK: Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty). Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología, Santander, Spain, September 2009.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, Balachandran C, Verschoor C, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). SOE, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. DSEK/DSAEK or DMEK: the thinner the better?. SOE, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 2009.
• Moutsouris K. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): clinical outcome of first one hundred patients. SOE, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. Lamellar Keratoplasty. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. DSAEK and DMEK - Current positions in endothelial lamellar keratoplasty. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2009.
• Melles GRJ. Refractive surgical corneal complications. NGRC, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2009.
• Lie JT, Birbal R, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet Membrane Endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Reunion de la federation de banques de tissus oculaires, Paris, France, May 2009.
• Dapena I. Preparación del tejido donante para la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana Descemet (DMEK). 24 Congreso SECOIR, San Sebastián, Spain, May 2009.
• Dapena I. Recuperación espontánea de la transparencia corneal a pesar del desprendimiento del injerto en la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana Descemet (DMEK). 24 Congreso SECOIR, San Sebastián, Spain, May 2009.
• Dapena I. Densidad celular endotelial tras la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK): resultados a 1 año. 24 Congreso SECOIR, San Sebastián, Spain, May 2009.
• Dapena I. Rehabilitación visual después de la queratoplastia endotelial de membrana de Descemet (DMEK). 24 Congreso SECOIR, San Sebastián, Spain, May 2009.
• Μουτσουρης Κ, Dapena I, Ham L, Van Luijk CM, Van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Οπτικη αποκατασταση μετα απο μετα απο επιλεκτικη μεταμοσχευση ενδοθηλιου και Δεσκεμετειου μεμβρανης (DMEK). 42nd Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress, Crete, Greece, May 2009.
• Μουτσουρης Κ, Dapena I, Ham L, Lie JT, Van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Πυκνοτητα ενδοθηλιακων κυτταρων μετα απο επιλεκτικη μεταμοσχευση ενδοθηλιου και Δεσκεμετειου μεμβρανης (DMEK): follow up 2 ετων. 42nd Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress, Crete, Greece, May 2009. 
• Van Luijk CM, Birbal R, Lie JT, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Corneal endothelial cell damage by complete air-fill of the anterior chamber. NOG, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2009.
• Lie JT, Birbal R, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2009.
• Dapena I, Van Luijk CM, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Review of the first 50 consecutive cases. NOG, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2009.
• Van Luijk CM, Ham L, van der Wees J, Balachandran C, Dapena I, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 2 years follow-up. NOG, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2009.
• Van Luijk CM, Birbal R, Lie JT, Ham L, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Corneal endothelial cell damage by complete air-fill of the anterior chamber. NOG, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2009.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, Lie JT, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Spontaneous corneal clearance despite graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Winter ESCRS, Rome, Italy, February 2009.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, Verschoor C, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Winter ESCRS, Rome, Italy, February 2009.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, Lie JT, Birbal R, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Winter ESCRS, Rome, Italy, February 2009.
• Ham L, Balachandran C, Dapena I, Verschoor C, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 2 years follow-up. Winter ESCRS, Rome, Italy, February 2009. 
• Ham L, Balachandran C, Dapena I, Verschoor C, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Winter ESCRS, Rome, Italy, February 2009. 
• Melles GRJ. Crosslinking and other treatment options for keratoconus. Optometristen Vereniging Nederland, Ermelo, Netherlands, February 2009 (invitation).
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. European Eye Bank Association (EEBA), Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 2009.
• Van Luijk CM, Birbal R, Lie JT, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Assessment of corneal endothelial cell damage induced by a complete air-fill of the anterior chamber of the eye. EEBA, Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 2009.
• Ham L, Dapena I, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation rate after isolated Descemet membrane transplantation: Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Hallesches Symposium, Halle, Germany, January 2009.

2008
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO, Atlanta, US, November 2008.
• Dapena I, Ham L, Lie JT, Birbal RS, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Donor tissue preparation in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO, Atlanta, US, November 2008.
• Van Luijk CM, Birbal R, Lie JT, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Assessment of corneal endothelial cell damage induced by a complete air-fill of the anterior chamber of the eye. ARVO-NED, Leiden, The Netherlands, November 2008.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Descemet Membran Endothelkeratoplastik. München, Germany, October 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty. Wilmer Eye Institute - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, US, September 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty. Cambridge Ophthalmological symposium, Cambridge, UK, September 2008 (invitation).
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation rate after Descemet membrane Endothelial keratoplasty. ESCRS, Berlin, Germany, September 2008.
• Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees, J, Melles GRJ. Descemet Membran Endothelkeratoplastik. DOG, Berlin, Germany, September 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Wet-lab Lamellierende Keratoplastik-Techniken W-HH1a & W-HH1b. DOC, Nurnberg, Germany, June 2008 (invitation).
• Ham L, Balachandran C, Verschoor CA, Melles GRJ. Visual rehabilitation following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC, Nurnberg, Germany, June 2008.
• Ham L, Balachandran C, Verschoor CA, Melles GRJ. Endothelial cell density in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): 12 months follow up. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2008.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Verschoor CA, Melles GRJ. Comparison of Optical Tomography (OCT) and Scheimpflug Pentacam imaging of Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) versus Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2008.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Verschoor CA, Melles GRJ. Refractive outcome after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2008.
• Balachandran C, Ham L, Verschoor CA, Melles GRJ. Causes of primary donor failure in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2008.
• Balachandran C, Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty. Vienna Ophthalmologic Society (WOG), Vienna, Austria, May 2008 (invitation).
• Balachandran C, Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty. Portuguese Refractive Congress, Albufeira, Portugal, May 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Cataract and Refractive meeting. Prague, Czech Republic, May 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. 1-2 year clinical results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG, Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 2008.
• van der Wees J. Primary donor failure after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG, Maastricht, The Netherlands, April 2008.
• Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ASCRS, Chicago, US, April 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Endothelial keratoplasty. Bowman meeting, Liverpool, UK, April 2008 (invitation).
• Ham L, Lie JT, Ong TS, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS Winter Refractive meeting, Barcelona, Spain, February 2008.
• Melles GRJ. Title pending. 22nd International Congress Hellenic Society Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery. Athens, Greece, February 2008 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Update on endothelial keratoplasty. Italian Society Of Corneal Transplantation (SITRAC), Milan, Italy, February 2008 (invitation).
• Lie JT, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Manually pre-dissected donor corneas for Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). EEBA, Muenich, Germany, January 2008.
• Ham L, Lie JT, Ong TS, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA, Muenich, Germany, January 2008.
• van der Wees J, Ham L, Melles GRJ. Causes of primary donor failure in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). EEBA, Muenich, Germany, January 2008.
• Melles GRJ. Lamellar keratoplasty. Amman Eye Hospital Meeting, Jordan, 2008 (invitation).

2007
• Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO, New Orleans, November 2007.
• Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). BSCRS, Brussels, Belgium, November 2007 (invitation).
• Balachandran C, Dapena I, Ham L, van Luijk CM, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Corneal clearance despite graft detachment in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). AAO, New Orleans, November 2007.
• Lie JT. Cornea’s: Van donor tot patient. Minisymposium corneadonatie en transplantatie IJsselland Ziekenhuis, Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands, October 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. DLEK to DSEK to DMEK. EVER, Portoroz, Slovenia, October 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). ESCRS, Stockholm, Sweden, September 2007.
• Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Cornea Clinical Conference United, Iowa-City, US, September 2007(invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Causes of failure in DSEK and DMEK. Cornea Clinical Conference United Iowa-City, US, September 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Review & future perspectives. Cornea Clinical Conference United, Iowa-City, US, September 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Erste Ergebnisse der Descemet-Membran Endothel-Keratoplastik (DMEK). DOG, Berlin, Germany, September 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Preliminary results of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, London, UK, July 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK). Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, London, UK, July 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. VisionBlue - Erweitere Applikationsmoglichkeiten. Rayner-Forum, Bamberg, Germany, July 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Moderne Techniken fuer Lamellaere Keratoplastik. Instruction course HH1, DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Wet-lab Lamellierende Keratoplastik-Techniken H1a & H1b. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, May 2007 (invitation).
• van Velthoven MEJ, Biallosterski C, Verbraak FD, van der Meulen IJE, Melles GRJ, Nieuwendaal CP. Thickness measurement of the posterior lamella after posterior lamellar keratoplasty, with the anterior segment OCT. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 2007.
• Melles GRJ. Lamellaere Keratoplastik. Symposium Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany, March 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). NOG. Rotterdam, Netherlands, March 2007.
• Melles GRJ, Ververs B: Wetlab and live surgery lamellar keratoplasty - Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). Hallesches Symposium. Halle/Saale, Germany, January 2007 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Hallesches Symposium. Halle/Saale, Germany, January 2007 (invitation).
• Wees J, Ong TS, Ververs B, Melles GRJ. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). European Eyebank Association, Bratislava, January 2007.
• Lie JT, Wees J, Lock FM, Melles GRJ. Cornea claw - Corneal suspension device in organ culture. European Eyebank Association, Bratislava, January 2007.

2006
• Melles GRJ, Ong TS, Ververs B, van der Wees J. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Castroviejo Cornea Society Meeting, Las Vegas, November 2006.
• Melles GRJ, Giebel A, Price FW, Rootman DS, Hamill B, Tappin M: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty without corneal incisions or sutures and Descemet membrane transplantation. AAO, Instruction course 369,  Las Vegas, November 2006.
• Update on techniques for posterior lamellar keratoplasty: DLEK to DSEK to DMEK. Iranian Congress of Ophthalmology, Tehran, Iran, November 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Cornea: Opinioni a Confronto, Florence, Italy, November 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Update in lamellar keratoplasty techniques. NIIOS Corneal transplant meeting, Rotterdam, October 2006.
• Melles GRJ. Wet-lab Keratoplastik-Fortgeschrittenen-Kurs “Lamellaierende Keratoplastik-Techniken”. DOG, Berlin, Germany, September 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty / Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty. APAO, Singapore, June 2006 (invitation).
• Tan D, Melles GRJ. Techniques in optical, therapeutic and tectonic lamellar keratoplasty (DSEK). Instruction course 21, APAO, Singapore, June 2006 (invitation).
• Lie J. Stamceltransplantatie in de Oogheelkunde. EUR, Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 2006.
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty / Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty. Update on corneal transplantation and cataract surgery. Tehran, Iran, June 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Complications in DSEK. Instruction course HH1, DOC. Nürnberg, Germany, May 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Lamellar corneal surgery for complications after refractive surgery. NGRC. Rotterdam, Netherlands, March 2006 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Update in lamellar keratoplasty techniques. NIIOS Corneal transplant meeting. Rotterdam, Netherlands, February 2006.
• van Dooren B, Mulder P, Beekhuis H, Melles G. Endothelial cell density (ECD) after posterior lamellar keratoplasty (PLK): 5-7 year follow-up. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, 2006.

2005
• Melles GRJ, Giebel A, Price FW, Rootman DS, Hamill B: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty without corneal incisions or sutures and Descemet membrane transplantation. AAO, Instruction course 539,  Chicago, USA, October 2005.
• Melles GRJ: Update in lamellar keratoplasty techniques. NIIOS Corneal transplant meeting, Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 2005. 

2004
• Melles GRJ, Rootman DS, Price FW, Giebel A: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty without corneal incisions or sutures and Descemet membrane transplantation. AAO, Instruction course 459, New Orleans, USA, October 2005.
• Melles GRJ. Changing the endothelium. European Society of Corneal and Refractive Surgeons. Paris, France, September 2004.
• Melles GRJ. Panalist Free paper session: Cataract surgery paediatric. European Society of Corneal and Refractive Surgeons. Paris, France, September 2004 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty in 2004. Techniques, indications and results. SAFIR, Paris, France, May 2004.

2003
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty, 6 different approaches. BBAG, Berlin, Germany, December 2003 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ, van Dooren BTH, Nieuwendaal CP, et al. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty, 3-5 years postoperative results. Eye Bank Association of America. Anaheim, USA, November 2003.
• Serdarevic ON, Baudouin C, Culbertson WW, Jackson SB, Maldonado-Bas AR, Melles GRJ, Mills RP, Kaz Soong, Stark WJ, van Meter WS. Current concepts and new techniques in corneal transplantation. Instruction course 172, AAO, Anaheim, USA, November 2003.
• Aguilera F, Melles GRJ, Oncel M, Joondeph B. Trypan blue staining in vitreoretinal surgery. Instruction course 570, AAO, Anaheim, USA, November 2003.
• Melles GRJ. Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. MCLOSA, London, UK, November 2003 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Toward the transplantation of Descemet’s membrane: Descemetorhexis. Eye Bank Association of America. Anaheim, USA, November 2003.
• Melles GRJ: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Fondation Rothschild, Paris, France, October 2003 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Quaratoplastia Laminar Profunda. Instituto Barraquer de America, Bogota, Colombia, August 2003 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. DOC, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2003 (invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. 26th Congress of Japanese Ophthalmic Surgery, Tokyo, Japan, January 2003. (Invitation).

2002
• Melles GRJ. Lamellar keratoplasty. International Symposium in Corneal, External Disease and Eye Banking. Sorocoba / Sao Paulo, Brasil, November 2002.
• Melles GRJ: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. Instruction course 486, AAO, Orlando, USA, October 2002.
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Instruction course 498,  AAO, Orlando, USA, October 2002.
• Aguilera F, Melles GRJ, Mohr A, et al. Trypan blue staining in vitreo-retinal surgery. AAO, Instruction course 294, Orlando, USA, October 2002.
• Geerling G, Melles GRJ, Krumeich J, Duncker G: Moderne lamellierende Keratoplastik-Techniken, DOC 2002, Nürnberg, Germany, June 2002. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Argentine Society of Ophthalmology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 2002. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Endo-keratoplasty. Akademie der Augenärzte Münchens, München, Germany, May 2002 (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: New techniques in keratoplasty and endothelium transplant. VII Congreso de la Sociedad Mediterránea de Oftalmología, Alicante, Spain, May 2002. (Invitation).
• Maldonado-Bas A; Barraquer C, Nordan LT, Melles GRJ, Baikoff GD, Malbran E. Lamellar keratoplasty. Instruction course 3104, ASCRS, Philadelphia, USA, April 2002. (Invitation).
• van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Melles GRJ, Beekhuis WH: Biocompatibility of trypan blue with the corneal endothelium. Sydney, Australia, April 2002.
• Geerling G, Melles GRJ, Seitz B: Spezielle Keratoplastik-Techniken. AAD, Düsseldorf, Germany, March 2002. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, UK, March 2002. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Transplantation of Descemet’s membrane. Dutch Opthalmic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2002.
• van Nouhuijs H, van den Berg W, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue stained visco elastic for ophthalmic surgery. Dutch Opthalmic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2002.
• Zijlstra HM, Tan SI, Melles GRJ: On line oogheelkundige verwijzen via www.EyeCT.nl. Dutch Opthalmic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 2002.
• Aguilera F, Melles GRJ. Trypan blue 0.2% in vitreoretinal surgery. AAO, Video 29, Orlando, USA, October 2002.
• Melles GRJ: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Cornea meeting, Paris, France, January 2002. (Invitation).

2001
• Aguilera F, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue plus PFCL, the ideal cocktail for removal of a thin ERM and ILM in vitrectomy fro retinal detachment. The Vitreous Society 19th Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, November 2001.
• Aguilera F, Melles GRJ: Trypan blue 0.3% in vitreoretinal surgery. Third Annual Film Festival. The Vitreous Society 19th Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, November 2001.
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Combined meeting of Kerato-Mileusis Study Group VIIIth International Congres / African Society of Refractive Surgery Ist Congress / Tunis Live 2001, Tunis, Tunesia, October 2001. (Invitation).
• Terry M, Melles GRJ. Endothelial replacement without corneal incisions or sutures. Instruction course 100, AAO, New Orleans, USA, October 2001.
• Sarderevic ON, Guell JL, Jackson WB, Maldonado-Bas AR, Melles GRJ, Soong HK, Stark WJ, Tseng SCG, Van Meter WS. Current concepts and new techniques in corneal transplantation. Instruction course 531, AAO, New Orleans, USA, October 2001
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Turkish Ophthalmology Society, Izmir, Turkey, September 2001. (Invitation).
• Mohr A, Melles GRJ: In-vivo staining of epiretinal membranes and the internal limiting membrane with trypan blue. DOG, Berlin, Germany, September 2001.
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Annual Congress of Ophthalmology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2001. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. Oxford Congress, Oxford, UK, July 2001. (Invitation).
• Alio JL, Melles GRJ: Lamellar keratoplasty. SOE, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2001. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Ophthalmic Society of Northern Spain, Pamplona, Spain, May 2001. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ, Nieuwendaal CP: Sutureless, posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a self-sealing 5 mm sclero-corneal tunnel incision. Dutch Opthalmic Society, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 2001.
• Melles GRJ, Nieuwendaal C: Lamellar keratoplasty. Alicante, Spain, April 2001. (Invitation).
• Melles GRJ, Terry MA, Niewendaal CP, Eggink FAGJ: Endothelial Replacement Without Corneal Sutures: Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. Instruction course 2101, ASCRS, San Diego, USA, April 2001.
• Melles GRJ: In memoriam: penetrating keratoplasty. Bowman meeting, Liverpool, UK, March 2001. (Invitation).

2000
• Terry M, Melles GRJ. Endothelial replacement without corneal incisions or sutures. Instruction course 495, AAO, Dallas, USA, October 2000.
• Sarderevic ON, Guell JL, Jackson WB, Maldonado-Bas AR, Melles GRJ, Soong HK, Stark WJ, Tseng SCG, Van Meter WS. Current concepts and new techniques in corneal transplantation. Instruction course 252, AAO, Dallas, USA, October 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: A quick surgical technique for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty by visco-dissection of Descemet’s membrane. ESCRS, Brussels, Belgium, September 2000.
• van Overdam, B.T.H. van Dooren, G.R.J. Melles: One year follow-up after trypan blue capsule staining in mature cataract surgery. ESCRS, Brussels, Belgium, September 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Beekhuis WH: New surgical techniques for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, and deep posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Instruction course 22, ESCRS, Brussels, Belgium, September 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Vainer O, Horiguchi M, Soler F, Waard de PWT, Ruiz-Perez A, Pandey SK, Escobar-Gopmes M, van Overdam K: Intraoperative dyes for cataract, corneal, refractive, glaucoma, and retinal surgery. Instruction course 2, ESCRS, Brussels, Belgium, September 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclerocorneal pocket incision. Wet Lab, ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: A quick surgical technique for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty by visco-dissection of Descemet’s membrane. ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Beekhuis WH: Surgical techniques for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, and deep posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Instruction course 1404, ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Melles GRJ, van Overdam K, Vainer O, Ruiz-Perez A, Pandey SK, Werner L, Mohr A: Intraoperative dyes for cataract, corneal, refractive, glaucoma, and retinal surgery. Instruction course 2310, ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Asis Vainer O, Waard de PWT, Escobar-Gomez M, Horiguchi M, Melles GRJ, Pandey SK, Riuz A, Soler F. Capsule dye staining techniques to facilitate mature cataract surgery. Instruction course 4307, ASCRS, Boston, USA, May 2000.
• Melles GRJ: In memoriam: de penetrerende keratoplastiek. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 2000.
• van Overdam K, Melles GRJ: Amnionmembraan transplantatie. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 2000.
• van Overdam K, Melles GRJ, van Meurs J: Trypaan blauw kleuring van epiretinale membranen in-vitro. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 2000.
• van Overdam, B.T.H. van Dooren, G.R.J. Melles: One year follow-up after trypan blue capsule staining in mature cataract surgery. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 2000.

1999
• Melles GRJ: Guidelines to prevent complications in mature cataract surgery. Belgian Ophthalmology Society. Brussels, Belgium, November 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. AAO, Orlando, USA, October 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• de Waard PWT, Melles GRJ, van Nouhuys HM, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsule staining to facilitate the capsulorhexis in mature cataract surgery. ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• de Waard PWT, Melles GRJ: Guidelines to prevent complications in mature cataract surgery. ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: Preliminary clinical results of a new technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. Instruction Course 11, ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT, van Nouhuys HM, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsule staining to facilitate the capsulorhexis in mature cataract surgery. Wet lab. ESCRS, Vienna, Austria, September 1999.
• Eggink FAGJ, ARVO Eggink FAGJ, Melles GRJ, Lander F, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: preliminary results of the rotterdam technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1999.
• van Dooren BTH, Melles GRJ, Lander F, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Preliminary clinical results of posterior lamellar keratoplasty. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Preliminary results of posterior lamellar keratoplasty. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclerocorneal pocket incision. Filmfestival, ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT, van Nouhuys HM, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsule staining to facilitate the capsulorhexis in mature cataract surgery. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT: Guidelines to prevent complications in mature cataract surgery. Instruction Course 4405. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Preliminary clinical results of a new technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, van Dooren BTH, Pels E, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty through a sclero-corneal pocket incision. Instruction Course 2410. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ. Panelist: Scientific Paper Session - Refractive: Keratoconus. ASCRS, Seattle, USA, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, van Marle W: Intraocular lens power calculation after refractive surgery. Alcon Course. Gorinchem, Netherlands, April 1999.
• Melles GRJ, van Dooren BTH, Lander F, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Preliminary clinical results of the Rotterdam technique for posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• van Overdam KA, Remeijer L, Melles GRJ, Beekhuis WH: Amniotic membrane transplantation in the Rotterdam Eye Hospital. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• de Waard PTW, Melles GRJ, Poort-van Nouhuys HM, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue staining techniques to facilitate phaco-emulsification surgery. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• van Dooren BTH, Kingma J, Pels E, Melles GRJ, Beekhuis WH: Evaluation of cytotoxicity by trypan blue in-vitro. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• van Rooij J, Melles GRJ, Lander F, Geerards AJM, Remeijer L, Beekhuis WH: Preliminary clinical results of the Rotterdam technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PTW, Poort-van Nouhuys HM, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue staining to facilitate the capsulorhexis in cataract surgery. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.
• Christo C, Remeijer L, Geerards AJM, Melles GRJ, van Rooij J, Beekhuis WH: Suture related complications in keratoplasty. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 1999.

1998
• Melles GRJ, Beekhuis WH: Posterior lamellar keratoplasty. Hollandse Oogartsen Avond, Rotterdam, Netherlands, December 1998.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsular staining to visualize capsulorhexis in mature cataract surgery. Netherlands Intraocular Implant Club, Arnhem, USA, October 1998.
• Melles GRJ, Lander F, Rietveld FJR, Beekhuis WH, Remeijer L, Binder PS: A new surgical technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. ESCRS, Nice, France, September 1998.
• Melles GRJ, de Waard PWT, Pameijer JH, Beekhuis WH: Trypan blue capsular staining to visualize capsulorhexis in mature cataract surgery. ESCRS, Nice, France, September 1998.
• Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Transplantation of Descemet’s membrane carrying viable endothelium through a small scleral incision. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1998.
• Beekhuis WH, Melles GRJ, Lander F, ten Hoope GW, Rietveld FJR, Remeijer L, Binder PS: A new surgical technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1998.
• Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Transplantation of Descemet’s membrane carrying viable endothelium through a small scleral incision. ASCRS, San Diego, USA, April 1998.
• Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A new surgical technique for deep, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Maastricht, Netherlands, March 1998. 

1997
• Melles GRJ, Eggink FAGJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A potential technique for posterior corneal transplantation. 20th Biennial Cornea Research Conference, Boston, USA, September 1997.
• Melles GRJ, Eggink FAGJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A potential technique for posterior corneal transplantation. XXIII European Cornea Conference, Buxton, UK, June 1997.
• Eggink FAGJ, Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Eggink CA, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Donor relaxing trephination before keratoplasty does not reduce postoperative astigmatism in a cat model. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1997.
• Melles GRJ, Eggink FAGJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A potential technique for posterior corneal transplantation. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, May 1997.
• Melles GRJ, Eggink FAGJ, Rietveld FJR, Pels E, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: A potential technique for posterior corneal transplantation. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 1997.
• Eggink FAGJ, Melles GRJ, Rietveld FJR, Eggink CA, Beekhuis WH, Binder PS: Donor relaxing trephination before keratoplasty does not reduce postoperative astigmatism in a cat model. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 1997.
• Melles GRJ, Caroline PJ, de Sera JP, Eggink CA, Cruysberg JRM, Binder PS: Bilateral, anterior stromal ring opacity of the cornea. Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 1997.
• Pameyer JH, Melles GRJ: Why does your phaco fail? Dutch Ophthalmologic Society, Groningen, Netherlands, March 1997.

Newsletters

 NIIOS Newsletter March 2014 (English (4MB)
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 NIIOS Newsletter October 2011 (Dutch) (784 KB) 
 NIIOS Newsletter January 2011 (Dutch) (621 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2010 (English) NIIOS Noticias Agosto 2010 (Spanish) (550 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2010 (English) NIIOS Informiert August 2010 (German) (604 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2010 (English) NIIOS Newsletter August 2010 (English) (553 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2010 (English) NIIOS Newsletter August 2010 (Dutch) (518 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2010 (English) NIIOS Noticias, Mayo 2010 (Spanish) (617 KB)
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NIIOS Newsletter December 2009 NIIOS Newsletter December 2009 (Dutch) (621 KB)
NIIOS Newsletter, March 2009 (Dutch) NIIOS Newsletter, March 2009 (Dutch)(1.45 MB)
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NIIOS Newsletter March 2007
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NIIOS Newsletter, October 2007 - NL NIIOS Newsletter, October 2007 (Dutch) (398 KB)
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Annual reports

Annual report 2005 Annual report 2005 (1.3 MB 


Public press releases

2014

• van der Worp E. Een 'Koelkast' vol Cornea's. Eyeline, vakblad voor de opticien, Winter 2014.
• van der Worp E. Creatief met cornea. Eyeline, vakblad voor de opticien, Najaar 2014.
• Melles GRJ. DMEK OR DMET? Floating donor Descemet prompts corneal clearing in Fuchs' dystrophy. EuroTimes. May 2014.
• Dapena I. DMEK GRAFT DETACHMENT.Management algorithm incorporates multiple factors to determine need for intervention. EuroTimes. April 2014.
• Baydoun L. Descemet membraan endotheel keratoplastiek: resultaten van 500 opeenvolgende operaties. NOG Congreskrant, March 2014.
• Groeneveld-van Beek E. Membraan van Bowman implantatie: een alternatieve methode om progressieve keratoconus te behandelen. NOG Congreskrant, March 2014.
• Musa F. Advances in Corneal Endothelial Transplant Surgery: DMEK. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Spring 2014.

2013

• Dirisamer M. Posteriore lamelläre Keratoplastik. DMEK: State of the art bei endothelialen Cornea-Erkrankungen. DOC Kongresszeitung, Ophthalmologische Nachrichten, Juni 2013.
• Melles GRJ. Continuous evolution of endothelial keratoplasty changing field of corneal transplantation. Ocular Surgery News http://osne.healio.com/i/121894 , April 2013.
• Dapena I, van Dijk K. PHacoemulsificatie na DMEK. Minimaal risico op loslating van het transplantaat. NOG Congreskrant, March 2013.
• Groeneveld-van Beek E. Endotheelceldichtheid en visusresultaten tot 6 jaar na DMEK. NOG Congreskrant, March 2013.

2012
• Retrospect on XXIVth EEBA meeting Rotterdam. European Eye Bank Association Newsletter. December 2012.
• Boyle EL. New technique may overtake concept of graft surgery in endothelial reconstruction. Ocular  Surgery News. October 2012.
• Naveiras M. Choosing the appropriate technique makes DMEK graft unfolding easier, safer. Ocular Surgery News, October 2012.
• Droutsas K. Rasche Erholung bei relativ geringer Komplikationsrate. Visusrekonvaleszenz und Problemsituationen der ersten 300 konsekutiven DMEK-Operationen. DOG Kongresszeitung, Ophthalmologische Nachrichten, September 2012.
• Yörük E. Auf dem Weg zum Goldstandard. Klinische Ergebnisse nach Descemet-Membran-Endothelzelltransplantation - Therapie bei isolierten endothelialen Erkrankungen. DOG Kongresszeitung, Ophthalmologische Nachrichten, September 2012.
• Dirisamer M, Strauss RW, Kreutzer TC, Priglinger C, Dichtl M, Priglinger SG. Descemet-Membran-Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK) 6 Monats Ergebnisse der ersten 20 Fälle. Spektrum der Augenheilkunde 2012;26:153-8.
• Melles Research Fonds. Research naar innovatie in de hoornvlieschirurgie. Beursvisie, July 2012.
• Droutsas K. Visusrekonvaleszenz und Komplikationen der ersten 300 konsekutiven DMEK-Fälle. DOG Kongress-Zeitung, September 2012.
• Dirisamer M. Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Erste Erfahrungen am AKH Linz. Medical Network 2012 - Special - www.augen.co.at, March 2012.
• John Th. DMEK offers an additional corneal transplantation option. http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.aspx?rid=95748 , March 2012.
• Lindstrom RL. Surgeons should embrace challenge of improving outcomes with DMEK. http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.aspx?rid=95743 , March 2012.
• Price MO. Because of the potential for better vision with thinner EKs, is the continued effort to overcome the tissue and endothelial cell loss associated with DMEK still warranted? http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.aspx?rid=95745 , March 2012.
• Groeneveld-van Beek EA. De "No-touch'DMEK preparatietechniek. NOG Congreskrant, March 2012.
• van der Wees J. Endothelial cell density after DMEK: 1-5 year follow-up. NOG Congreskrant, March 2012.
• Zijlstra H, Melles GRJ. Écht steriel opereren. NOG Congreskrant, March 2012.
• Ham L, Dapena I, et al. Innovatie in hoornvliestransplantatie: Descemet membraan endotheel keratoplastiek (DMEK). NOG Congreskrant, March 2012.
• DMEK combines ample benefits and daunting challenges. http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.aspx?rid=95746, March 2012.
• Parker JS. Precautions may help prevent glaucoma after DMEK. ESCRS Prague, February 2012.
• Parker JS. Incomplete endothelial graft attachment may still lead to clear cornea, good vision. www.OSNSupersite.com, February 2012.
• John Th. Learning curve has impact on graft detachment rate in DMEK, study finds. Ocular Surgery News www.OSNSupersite.com, January 2012. 

2011
• Melles GRJ. Betere efficiëntie wordt bestraft. Financieel Dagblad, December 2011.
• Droutsas K. Erste Patientin erhält durch neue Technik Sehvermögen zurück. http://www.mittelhessen.de/lokales/region_marburg/marburg/
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• Con la DMEK, el 80% de los pacientes alcanza una agudeza igual o superior a 0,8 tras la cirugía, y además lo hace de forma más rápida. Siete Dias Médicos, April 2011.
• Avances en Cirugía de la Córnea en el Instituto Universitario Barraquer. Siete Dias Médicos, April 2011.
• Melles GRJ. Transplantation of Bowman's layer promising option for persistent subepithelial haze. Ocular Surgery News, April 2011.
• Ham L, Dapena I, van Dijk K, Dirisamer M, van der Wees J, Melles GRJ. Innovatie in hoornvliestransplantatie: Descemet membraan endotheel keratoplastiek (DMEK). NOG, March 2011.
• Lie J. Benefits of Isolated Bowman Layer Transplantation. 2 grafts from 1 donor cornea. NOG, March 2011.
• Moreno S. Una misma córnea para dos patologías diferentes. Medicina, February 2011.
• Guttman Krader Ch. DMEK Data Encouraging. Three-year outcomes highlight unsurpassed visual recovery. EuroTimes, February 2011.
• Guttman Krader Ch. Artificial Corneas. EuroTimes, February 2011.  
• Guttman Krader Ch. Endothelial Keratoplasty Update. An evolving technique that revolutionised transplantation surgery. EuroTimes, December 2010/January 2011.

2010 
• Melles GRJ. Standardized DMEK improves results, minimizes complications. Ocular Surgery News, November/December 2010.
• Dirisamer M. Schnelle und komplette visuelle Rehabilitation. Ergebnisse der ersten 200 konsekutiven DMEK-Operationen. Ophthalmologische Nachrichten, October 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Transplantation of Bowman’s layer a promising option for persistent subepithelial haze. Ocular Surgery News. In press.
• Nieuwe applicatie minimaliseert donorweefselverlies. VOZ Magazine, October 2010. 
• Dapena I. El futuro se hace presente en el trasplante del endotelio corneal. Sociedad espanola de oftalmologia, Congress Update, September 2010.
• Boyle EL, Mullin DW. DMEK shows good visual results at 6 months. Ocular Surgery News, September 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Donorweefsel beter gewogen. Medisch Contact, June 2010.
• Massimo B, Melles GRJ, Nuijts R. Endothelial keratoplasty challenges the primacy of full-thickness transplantation. Ocular Surgery News, April 2010.
• Budde B. De mogelijkheden zijn zoveel groter dan we aankunnen. VOZ Magazine, March 2010.
• Melles GRJ. Alle DSAEK's vervangen met DMEK? Moeten alle DSAEK transplantaten nu vervangen worden door DMEK transplantaten? Congreskrant 204e Jaarvergadering NOG, March 2010.
• van der Wees J. Endotheelceloverleving drie jaar na DMEK-operatie. Getransplanteerde cellen houden zich goed. Congreskrant 204e Jaarvergadering NOG, March 2010.

2009
• Priegelen op de vierkante millimeter. Scope, December 2009
• Dalton M. Newer techniques in lamellar surgery. EyeWorld 2009;3:16-20.

2008
• DMEK graft failure not primarily from tissue manipulation. Ocular Surgery News, July 2008.
• Dalton M. PKP to DMEK: An update on corneal transplantation techniques. Eyeworld, May 2008.
• Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: Binnen 1-3 maanden 90% > 0.5 visus en 50% > 0.8 visus. Congreskrant 202e Jaarvergadering NOG, April 2008.
• Effectief praktijkmanagement met de SurgiCube. Ingreep buiten de operatiekamer bespaart kostbare tijd. Congreskrant 202e Jaarvergadering NOG, April 2008.
• SurgiCube Hippocratech. Ophthalmology Times Europe, March 2008.
• Organ-cultured keratoplasty technique shows potential for treating endothelial disorders. Ocular Surgery News, February 2008.
• Keratoplasty technique based on organ-cultured Descemet's transplantation shows promise. Ocular Surgery News, February 2008.
• Helderheid in hoornvliestransplantatie. Medisch Contact, January 2008.
• Corneal graft technique aims to replace only Descemet's membrane. Ocular Surgery News (Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition), January 2008.
• Hitchin L. Hippocratech Surgical’s SurgiCube Operation Unit. IMTJ Online, Technological Advantage 2008;Chapter 4.

2007
• Henahan S. DMEK results favourable in Stockholm. Eurotimes, November 2007.
• DMEK results favourable. Eurotimes Today, September 2007.
• Deep inside keratoplasty. Eyeworld, May 2007.
• Calmthout M. Rotterdamse oogchirurgen matten door tot de KNAW. Volkskrant, April 7 2007.
• SurgiCube: de innovatieve operatieruimte. NOG Congreskrant, March 2007.
• Hoornvliestransplantatie nadert perfectie! Descemet membraan transplantatie: binnen 1 week 100% visus. NOG Congreskrant, March 2007.

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