Therapeutic effect of amniotic membrane in persistent epithelial defects and corneal ulcers in herpetic keratitis.

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Amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) promotes rapid epithelialization and reduces stromal inflammation and ulceration in HSV-1 keratitis. 18 patients with non-healing epithelial defect or corneal ulcer caused by herpetic keratitis were included in the study. All patients were treated by AMT. Corneal epithelial cells in patients suffering from herpetic… (More)

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