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*  Deep lamellar keratoplasty by deep parenchyma detachment from the corneal limbs | British Journal of Ophthalmology
Moreover, even a stored cornea can be used.1-4 DLKP, however, has not been used widely because the surgical method is more ... Furthermore, as there is no need for a graft to obtain endothelial cells, a stored donor cornea can be used.1-4 Although ... low visual acuity is scarring that occurs at the interface between the donor cornea and parenchyma of the recipient cornea.1 ... rejection because the host's endothelium remains intact and does not affect the endothelial condition of the donor cornea. ...
  http://bjo.bmj.com/content/89/12/1597
*  Am I a Cadidate for PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) Laser Vision Correction
If you have thin corneas and were told you were not a candidate for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, or LASIK (a corneal ... refractive procedure that requires the creation of a partial-thickness flap before the cornea is sculpted with a laser), PRK ( ...
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*  Autologous Transplantation of Cultivated Limbal Stem Cells on Amniotic Membrane in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency (LSD) Patients -...
Normal cornea is essential for normal vision. Defects in renewal and repair of ocular surface as a result of limbal stem cell ... repeated and persistent surface breakdown and overt conjunctivalisation of the cornea. Restoring ocular health in these eyes ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00736307?term=stem+cell&rank=32
*  A New Method for Grading the Severity of Keratoconus: The Keratoconus Severity Score (KSS) | IOVS | ARVO Journals
Purpose: : To determine the reliability and validity of a new method for grading the severity of keratoconus, the Keratoconus Severity Score (KSS). Methods: : The KSS is a 0-5 point severity scale using common clinical markers plus two corneal topographic indices. An initial test set of 1,012 eyes, including normal eyes, eyes with abnormal corneal and topographic findings but not keratoconus and eyes with keratoconus having a wide range of severity, was used to determine cut points for the KSS. Validation set 1 comprised of data from 128 eyes was graded by KSS and compared to a "clinicians ranking" of severity to determine if the scale fairly represented how a clinician would grade disease severity. Kappa statistics, sensitivity and specificity were calculated. A computer program was developed to automate the determination of the score. This was tested against a manual assignment of KSS in 2,121 (validation set 2) eyes from the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study as ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2391173
*  Photorefractive keratectomy facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Photorefractive keratectomy
The surgeon alters the shape of the cornea without a laser. This is one of the oldest refractive procedures, and has proved ... Contact lens wear alters the cornea's shape, which should be allowed to return to its natural shape before the exam. ... After removing the lens, the patient's vision is improved and remains improved until the cornea returns to its natural shape. ... With the epithelium completely removed, the surgeon will begin reshaping, or ablating, the cornea. This takes 15-45 seconds, ...
  http://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/photorefractive-keratectomy
*  Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) and How It Does Wonders for the Eyes - InfoBarrel
The cornea will be reshaped as the laser fires in bursts and the end result should match the pre-operative prescription of the ... To speed up the healing process, a bandage contact lens will be applied to the cornea. A period of one week should be enough to ... PRK corrects the eyesight by reshaping the cornea or the front surface of the eye so that the light that passes through the eye ... As PRK only vaporizes the most external layers of the eye, patients with very thin corneas are suitable for this type of ...
  http://www.infobarrel.com/Photorefractive_Keratectomy_PRK_and_How_It_Does_Wonders_for_the_Eyes
*  Outcomes of Penetrating Keratoplasty after ex vivo Expanded Autologous Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation in Humans | IOVS | ARVO...
Histology of excised corneas after PK showed complete absence of goblet cells, 100% CK3 +ve corneal epithelial cells and ... Keywords: 479 cornea: clinical science • 721 stem cells • 599 microscopy: light/fluorescence/immunohistochemistry ... In addition, TEM revealed a uniform stratified epithelium, typical of the normal central cornea. ... presence of p63 +ve LSC-like cells in the basal epithelium in all corneas. ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2145582
*  Scrolls of Descemet's membrane as unusual giant nodules on the posterior cornea: histochemical and ultrastructural findings. |...
Scrolls of Descemet's membrane as unusual giant nodules on the posterior cornea: histochemical and ultrastructural findings. ... Scrolls of Descemet's membrane as unusual giant nodules on the posterior cornea: histochemical and ultrastructural findings. ...
  http://bjo.bmj.com/content/70/2/126
*  Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments Combined with Collagen Cross Linking for the Treatment of Keratoconus. A Comparison of...
... are small devices which can be implanted into the cornea in an attempt to reduce the steepness of the curvature of the cornea ... Cornea 28(7): 719-723.. *Liu XL, Li PH, Fournie P, Malecaze F (2015) Investigation of the efficiency of intrastromal ring ... One patient in the Keraring group had to have the implants removed as a result of erosion through the cornea. In the Intacs ... Cornea 30(12): 1406-1408.. *Ertan A, Karacal H, KamburoÄŸlu G (2009) Refractive and topographic results of transepithelial ...
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*  Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Keratoconus - PDF
Cornea and Refractive Surgery Update Cornea and Refractive Surgery Update Fall 2015 Optometric Education Dinner Sebastian ... Cornea Resculpted Refractive Surgery: Which Procedure for Which Patient? David R. Hardten, M.D. Minneapolis, Minnesota Have ... in patients with thin corneas. Diego Fernando Suárez Sierra, MD Fellow Cornea ... Cornea. 2008; 27(4): Xie L, Gao H, Shi W. Long-term outcomes of photorefractive keratectomy in eyes with previous ...
  http://docplayer.net/6622328-Excimer-laser-photorefractive-keratectomy-for-keratoconus.html
*  Imaging of the Corneal Subbasal Whorl-like Nerve Plexus: More Accurate Depiction of the Extent of Corneal Nerve Damage in...
1B, 1C) and the whorl-like nerve plexus in the inferocentral cornea (Figs. 1D, 1E) of the same patient with DM. The CNFL and ... Cornea , August 2015. Imaging of the Corneal Subbasal Whorl-like Nerve Plexus: More Accurate Depiction of the Extent of Corneal ... Around the central cornea, the DM group had significantly (P = 0.0032) lower conventional CNFL values than the control group ( ... B) An image of corneal subbasal nerve plexus around the central cornea. (C) Tracing image of (B) using the NeuronJ software. (D ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2429559
*  Keratoconus
... (literally, conical cornea) is a thinning of the central zone of the cornea, the front clear window of the eye. As ... Because the cornea continues to change shape, it is important that people with keratoconus have regular examinations to ensure ... A corneal graft or keratoplasty is an operation in which the thinned area of the cornea is removed and replaced by normal ... As keratoconus progresses, the shape of the cornea becomes irregular, and it is not possible to correct the vision with ...
  http://www.murwillumbahoptometrist.com.au/eye-diseases/keratoconus/
*  Cornea Society | Advancing the treatment of corneal disease
Cornea Journal. The Cornea Society sponsors and supports Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease. Initially ... World Cornea Congress VIII For the first time in 47 years, the Cornea Society is bringing its World Cornea Congress meeting to ... Cornea VideoEd. Cornea Society's VideoEd site is the portal to select educational content from content presented throughout the ... Presentations from World Cornea Congress VII are currently online. Every week we will focus on a new presentation which will be ...
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*  Cornea
The cornea directs light rays into the eye and helps focus them on the light - sensitive retina at the back of the eye, ... Vision problems such as astigmatism or nearsightedness (myopia) are often caused by changes in the normal shape of the cornea ... The cornea is the outer, clear, round structure that covers the colored part of the eye (iris) and the pupil. ... Cornea. The cornea is the outer, clear, round structure that covers the colored part of the eye (iris) and the pupil. The ...
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*  cornea - Wiktionary
cornea (plural corneas). *(anatomy) The transparent layer making up the outermost front part of the eye, covering the iris, ... du Cange, Charles (1883), "cornea", in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et ... Retrieved from "https://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=cornea&oldid=47384792" ...
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*  Cornea
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*  Stroma of cornea - Wikipedia
Stroma of cornea. Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior ... Light entering the cornea is scattered by each fibril. The arrangement and the diameter of the fibrils is such that scattered ... In corneas we can find two different types of proteoglycans: Chondroitin sulphate/dermatan sulphate (CD/DS) and keratan ... The substantia propria (or stroma of cornea) is fibrous, tough, unyielding, and perfectly transparent. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stroma_of_cornea
*  Cornea Surgery
... Cornea specialists at the Emory Eye Center utilize the latest techniques and advances in the field to treat ... Our cornea specialists offer the widest possible range of treatment options for each patient's unique conditions. When surgery ...
  http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/eye-care/cornea-surgery.html
*  Fluorescenzangiographie der Cornea | SpringerLink
Schwind H.B. (1972) Fluorescenzangiographie der Cornea. In: Jaeger W. (eds) Cornea. Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft ( ...
  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-86006-5_111
*  Cornea | Modern medicine
Ophthalmology Times asked readers for insights on antibiotics and eye infections from clinicians in the field - including experience with postoperative infections after eye surgery, if you use topical antibiotic prior to cataract surgery, how you choose antibiotics in a routine surgical prophylaxis, and more. The 118 U.S.-based ophthalmologists who responded were entered into a drawing to win a $200 gift card. Here are the survey results. ...
  http://www.modernmedicine.com/tag/cornea