TITLE

Some corneal diseases can be treated with amniotic membrane transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Jacob, Soosan; Agarwal, Amar
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe;Sep2012, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on amniotic membrane transplantation as treatment for some corneal diseases. The advantages of amniotic membrane when used for ophthalmological purposes are discussed. Also explained are the ways by which amniotic membrane function in the treatment of persistent epithelial defects. Presented as well is an overview of how amniotic membrane is used in case of corneal or scleral melt.
ACCESSION #
86229895

 

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