Sutureless Amniotic Membranes (ProKera) for Filamentary Keratitis: A Case Series

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Jennifer S Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Lindsay A Sicks, OD, FAAO, FIACLE


filamentary keratitis, sutureless amniotic membranes



To report a case series of refractory filamentary keratitis successfully managed with sutureless amniotic membranes resistant to other management strategies.



Three cases are discussed with anterior segment photography who were diagnosed with filamentary keratitis and successfully managed with sutureless amniotic membranes, after experiencing limited relief with standard treatments.



This case series demonstrates the complex management of patients with filamentary keratitis who had failed with traditional therapies and were successfully managed with sutureless amniotic membranes. All three patients demonstrated improvement in both ocular signs and symptoms following amniotic membrane application to the ocular surface. 


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