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The number of corneal donations in SA has declined markedly, causing the burden of corneal disease requiring corneal transplantation to rise continually.
The results of the study indicate that there is a need to educate the young adults in our society, about corneal transplantation.
Selective corneal transplantation has slowly replaced the conventional "one for all" full-thickness keratoplasty [10].
It is certain a challenge to improve on a 100% record, absent eliminating corneal transplantation surgery.
Corneal transplantation for inflammatory keratopathies in the horse: visual outcome in 206 cases (1993-2007).
Now, a group of scientists has developed a method that enhances the adhesion of injected corneal endothelial cells (CECs), allowing for successful corneal transplantation to repair pathological dysfunctions.
He negated the need for corneal transplantation in his creation of Boston scleral lenses, and generated scleral lenses to deal with insistent keratoconus and those suffering from Steven Johnson syndrome - his new lenses' beneficiaries.
The Minister added that the main challenge for the ministry is the cases that require corneal transplantation, more than 7000 cases, throughout the Syrian provinces, stressing the importance of the governmental and civil efforts to spread the culture of organ donation and its role in giving new hope for large numbers of people.
The clear, viscous, low molecular weight dispersive OVD is intended for use as a surgical aid in cataract extraction, intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, corneal transplantation, and glaucoma filtration surgery, Abbott said.
Vision improved in six of the 10 patients, and after contact lens fitting, vision was comparable to conventional corneal transplantation with human donor tissue.
Eye research developments; glaucoma, corneal transplantation, and bacterial eye infections.