Amniotic membrane transplantation in severe ocular surface disorders.

@article{Kaup2008AmnioticMT,
  title={Amniotic membrane transplantation in severe ocular surface disorders.},
  author={Marion Kaup and Claudia Redbrake and Niklas Plange and Kuster Arend and Andreas Remky},
  journal={European journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={
          691-4
        }
}
PURPOSE Amniotic membrane transplantation is currently being used as an alternative approach to treat severe corneal surface disorders refractory to medical therapy. The authors report complications of corneal surface disorders after successful amniotic membrane transplantation. METHODS Case series. RESULTS Twenty-eight patients with corneal surface disorders due to severe chemical burns, corneal ulceration, or persistent epithelium defects were treated with amniotic membrane… CONTINUE READING

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