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Which are the best Corneal Transplant Centers?

There are several corneal transplant centers in Italy. The best thing to do is rely onto a transplant center that performs all the latest surgical techniques. The different kinds of corneal transplant complement each other: that is why you should contact a center that has a great on the field […]

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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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Traditional Corneal Transplant for Corneal Diseases

Traditional corneal transplant consists in replacing the whole central cornea with a new cornea coming from a donor Full-depth corneal transplant is performed today less and less, in favour of the most modern lamellar corneal transplant techniques, that are: advanced keratoconus and full-depth corneal scars. Vision recovery after full-depth corneal […]

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Corneal transplant: new treatment from USA

Great news for patients affected by keratoconus os corneal scars: this new corneal transplant technique id meant for them and is available at the Oftalmico, one of the very few italian centers that performs it. Let’s meet DR. Badalà that learned such transplant technique in the USA where he worked […]

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Minimally Invasive Keratoconus Surgery

Keratoconus surgery procedures Techniques to treat keratocons and improve vision acuity include the use of glasses, contact lenses, intrastromal corneal rings implants (INTACS), corneal cross linking with riboflavin, laser treatment to remove scars or nodules on the keratoconus apex, and, in the most serious cases, lamellar corneal transplant (perforating or […]

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