Implementations of 3D printing in ophthalmology

  title={Implementations of 3D printing in ophthalmology},
  author={Adir C. Sommer and Eytan Z. Blumenthal},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  • A. Sommer, E. Blumenthal
  • Published 16 April 2019
  • Medicine
  • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to provide an in-depth understanding of how to best utilize 3D printing in medicine, and more particularly in ophthalmology in order to enhance the clinicians’ ability to provide out-of-the-box solutions for unusual challenges that require patient personalization. In this review, we discuss the main applications of 3D printing for diseases of the anterior and posterior segments of the eye and discuss their current status and implementation. We aim to raise… 

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