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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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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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Boston Keratoprosthesis: indications and innovations

Course on the artificial cornea, called Boston Keratoprosthesis. Dr. Badalà helds this course together with the most important experts on cornea surgery. There are going to be debates on the most common suggestions for using Boston Keratoprosthesis and the latest news about artificial cornea. This course is going to be […]

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Glaucoma: Boston Keratoprosthesis

Management of Glaucoma with Boston’s Keratoprosthesis. Congress: The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The Boston’s Keratoprosthesis is the more succesfull artificial cornea avaible today. It is used when the cornea’s transplant is controindicated. Often the patients with Boston’s Keratoprosthesis have the glaucoma or are able to develop […]

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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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Stanislao Porrini

After two stem cell transplants for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, I had a cutaneous and a eye rejection, with corneal ulcers in both eyes and a corneal perforation in the left eye. I underwent 14 operations at other facilities and contacted 8 well-known Italian professors, but all my hope was gone as […]

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