Quantcast

Latest Keratoprosthesis Stories

2014-07-17 23:07:03

The Cornea Society has awarded the Castroviejo Medal, the society’s highest honor, to UC-Davis Health System Eye Center Professor and Chair Mark J.

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.

Artificial Corneas Could One Day Give Sight To Blind
2012-10-04 16:37:35

Artificial corneas may be one way of fighting off blindness caused by corneal diseases in the future, according to new research.

2011-04-14 15:46:46

A University of Granada research group composed of professors Antonio Campos and Miguel Alaminos (histologists), María del Mar Pérez, Ana Ionescu and Juan de la Cruz Cardona (opticians) and the ophthalmologist Miguel González Andrades, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, have made the first bioartificial organ in Spain.

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.

2010-08-31 07:23:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyegenix(TM), the ophthalmic division of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc.

d8895abcd1508ee8e8680c574bb3200e1
2010-05-20 14:40:20

Donor corneas are a rarity: In Germany alone, each year roughly 7,000 patients wait for that miniscule piece of tissue.

2009-10-21 09:18:00

Patented Process for Corneal Processing Promotes Patient Safety, Offers Benefits for Surgeons in Multiple Applications BALTIMORE, Oct.

7762675690ab7585f10a57d162c799611
2009-09-17 13:10:46

US Doctors said on Wednesday that a 60-year-old grandmother that had been blind for nearly a decade has recovered her sight after surgeons implanted a tooth in her eye as a base to hold a tiny plastic lens.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.