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FibroGen, Inc., today announced results of a 2-year clinical study demonstrating that surgical implantation of biosynthetic corneas formulated with the company's proprietary recombinant human type III collagen (rhCIII) restored vision and promoted nerve regeneration (restoring sensitivity) in patients who had corneal damage and significant vision loss.
A new study from researchers in Canada and Sweden has shown that biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans.
Device designed to help those with end-stage, age-related macular degeneration SILVER SPRING, Md., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Although it is already one of medicine's most successful transplant procedures, doctors continue to seek ways to improve corneal transplants.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lafe Thompson, an Ohio based iron worker, had all but given up hope that the life that he knew would ever be the same.
Donor corneas are a rarity: In Germany alone, each year roughly 7,000 patients wait for that miniscule piece of tissue.
DENVER, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Improving nerve regeneration after corneal surgery, preventing psychotic disorders in those at high risk for them and reducing cellular aging are three emerging benefits of the omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood, according to milestone research described in the April 2010 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life online publications for health professionals and consumers, respectively. One study showed that after corneal surgery, such as LASIK, treating eyes with the...
Study shows therapeutic swings for autism-spectrum disorder patients pose danger.
Initially high cell loss in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty tapers quickly.
One year post-surgery, patients who underwent Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) experienced greater cell loss overall compared to those who underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PKP).