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2014-02-05 23:31:35

NIDEK, a global leader in diagnostic and laser instrumentation for the eye care industry, announced today that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510K Clearance

2013-05-08 17:51:26

The first successful cornea transplant with donor endothelial tissue preloaded by an eye bank has been performed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston, Mass.

2012-06-14 11:06:30

Regenerative medicine, or the use of specially grown tissues and cells to treat injuries and diseases, has been successful in treating disorders of a number of organs, including heart, pancreas, and cartilage.

2012-06-12 14:15:21

Over 45,000 corneal transplant eye surgeries are performed in the US every year.

2011-03-31 04:35:01

Singapore, Mar 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - At The Eye & Cornea Transplant Centre (TECTC), a subsidiary of Singapore Medical Group, a 39 year-old Taiwanese patient suffering from severe blinding conditions was the first person in Singapore to undergo a complex surgery involving a Boston Keratoprosthesis (Boston KPro) surgery together with ocular surface reconstruction with an amniotic membrane.

2011-02-03 08:40:49

New surgical strategies use a single donor cornea to help two patients with different cornea diseases.

2011-02-01 21:44:45

German researcher Claus Cursiefen, MD, also affiliated with Harvard School of Medicine, reports good results with a new surgical strategy that uses a single donor cornea to help two patients with differing corneal diseases.

2010-08-26 14:02:01

A 13-member research team led by University of Oregon scientist Dr. Albert O. Edwards has found a gene likely responsible for Fuchs corneal dystrophy, an inheritable genetic disorder and leading cause of corneal transplant operations.

2010-03-01 10:18:48

Initially high cell loss in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty tapers quickly.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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