Insertion and Removal of Sutureless Amniotic Membranes

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Nicholas Colatrella

Keywords

ocular surface disease, amniotic membrane, sutureless

Abstract

Treatments for ocular surface disease have evolved significantly over the past several years. Sutureless amniotic membranes are easy to insert in the office, and they give practitioners the ability to monitor healing without interfering with the penetration of ophthalmic medications. With their ability to reduce inflammation, prevent scarring, and enhance epithelial proliferation, AM should be considered as a viable treatment option for managing patients with ocular surface disease.


 

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