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Boston Keratoprosthesis and corneal transplant

Dr. Badalà shows his wide casuistry with indications (staminal cells deficit,cornea rejections, etc) and the risks of using Boston Keratoprosthesis at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s congress in 2006. The most frequent risks are glaucoma and possible infections. Boston Keratoprosthesis, with its lower-risk of complications, is the most used artificial […]

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Boston Keratoprosthesis: Experts Round Table

September, 3rd 2015 – Barcelona. Round Table on Artificial Cornea, Boston Keratoprosthesis, at IMO (Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular) in Barcelona prior to EUCORNEA society meeting. Worldwide experts on Artificial Cornea gather together to discuss the latest innovation on the Boston Keratoprosthesis and the OOKP (Osteo Odonto Keratoprosthesis). The main subject […]

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Corneal Stem Cells Transplant

Staminal cells transplant today offers the possibility to cure some corneal diseases. In the future it will probably be possible to treat retina disease as well: research here is still at an initial phase. Several patients can benefit from staminal cells transplant: People with damaged corneal epithelium caused by acid, […]

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Boston Keratoprosthesis

Artificial cornea is the biggest innovation for corneal diseases. There are several kinds: the most used is the Boston artificial cornea (keratoprosthesis) that Dr. Badalà implanted for the first time in Italy in 2008: now he performs such surgery on a regular basis in Milan and Catania. There’s a new […]

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Corneal Diseases Laser and Treatments

Corneal transplant and all the latest news about corneal surgery are described with the videos below. Thanks to important innovation, corneal trasplant today is a safe and effective surgery. Artificial cornea and lamellar corneal transplant make it possible to see well again in a short period of time and with […]

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Corneal Transplant: rejection and other risks

Corneal transplant rejection Major risks after corneal transplant are related to rejection. There is always a risk of rejection after corneal transplant: it is usually higher right after surgery and lowers over time. Symptoms of rejection can be as light as a simple redness of the eye: even this should […]

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