[Autologous serum for otherwise therapy resistant corneal epithelial defects - Prospective report on the first 70 eyes].

PURPOSE The purpose of this prospective clinical pilot study was to evaluate the efficiency, practicability and safety of topical autologous serum for therapy resistant corneal epithelial defects. METHODS Between November 1999 and June 2001 autologous serum therapy was applied in 70 eyes of 67 consecutive patients (age 18 to 92 [average 59 +/- 18] years… CONTINUE READING