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CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp.
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.
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 may be one way of fighting off blindness caused by corneal diseases in the future, according to new research.
A University of Granada research group composed of professors Antonio Campos and Miguel Alaminos (histologists), MarÃa del Mar PÃ©rez, Ana Ionescu and Juan de la Cruz Cardona (opticians) and the ophthalmologist Miguel GonzÃ¡lez Andrades, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, have made the first bioartificial organ in Spain.
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.
HONOLULU, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyegenix(TM), the ophthalmic division of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc.
Donor corneas are a rarity: In Germany alone, each year roughly 7,000 patients wait for that miniscule piece of tissue.
Patented Process for Corneal Processing Promotes Patient Safety, Offers Benefits for Surgeons in Multiple Applications BALTIMORE, Oct.
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.