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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The picture shows a Boston Keratoprosthesis implanted in a human eye three months before.

First artificial corneal transplant

For the first time in Italy a patient received a partial artificial cornea. The surgery, called “Boston Keratoprosthesis”, was performed at the hospital “lot” in Florence by the surgeons Sadeer Hannush and Federico Badalà, born in Catania, of “willis Eye Hospital” in Philadelphia and showed during the international congress promoted […]

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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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