[Amniotic membrane transplantation in herpetic corneal infections].

  title={[Amniotic membrane transplantation in herpetic corneal infections].},
  author={Daniel Meller and Henning Thomasen and K P Steuhl},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={227 5},
Severe infectious corneal ulceration such as herpetic stromal keratitis commonly causes loss of vision and may lead to blindness. Treatment depending on the underlying disease includes antimicrobial medication and the development of surgical strategies to restore the integrity of the corneal ocular surface. Ulcerative herpetic stromal keratitis and/or neurotrophic keratopathy with the risk of corneal perforation are still clinically challenging conditions in ophthalmic surgery of the ocular… CONTINUE READING