Transplant may protect eyes from chemical or thermal trauma

09/18/2013 | Healio

Amniotic membrane transplants showed promise in preventing persistent corneal ulceration among 53 patients with severe chemical or thermal eye trauma, according to a study in the European Journal of Ophthalmology. Researchers observed epithelialization in 42 of the cases, while corneal ulcerations were thwarted in nearly all cases.

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