Extract shows efficacy in treating persistent corneal epithelial defects

Cimberle, Michela
July 2009
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p17
Academic Journal
The article reports on the discussion on the efficacy of the topical amnion membrane extract (AMX) in treating persistent corneal epithelial defects by surgeon Kenneth R. Kenyon at the "Ocular Surgery News" Symposium held in Rome, Italy from May 22-23, 2009. He added that aside from avoiding the necessity of amnion transplant surgery, the topical application of AMX has positive effects in stimulating cell proliferation and neuro-regeneration.


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