KeraMed & KeraKlear Videos:
July 15, 2015
KeraKlear Artificial Cornea implantation procedure for the treatment of keratoconus after crosslinking. In this video, Dr. Baig demonstrates the opening of the pocket using the new Shiuey Spatula. The video also demonstrates the KeraKlear Artificial Cornea insertion as well as the positioning and unfolding of the KeraKlear skirt.
University of Ottawa Eye Institute
By: Kashif Baig, MD, MBA, FRCSC; Javeria Compan, MD
Japanese KeraKlear Patient Interview
May 4, 2015
Watch an interview with a Japanese cornea blind patient that achieved 20/20 vision with the KeraKlear artificial cornea. The patient underwent KeraKlear surgery by Kazuo Tsubota, MD, Chairman of Ophthalmology at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
Variable Thickness Foldable Non-Penetrating Artificial Cornea
The new KeraKlear XT models of the KeraKlear Artificial Cornea can now be implanted at variable depths to treat a wide variety of corneal conditions. Depths range from 200 to 700 microns in 100 micron steps to allow customized treatment of keratoconus, stromal corneal opacities, and corneal edema.
By: Yichieh Shiuey, MD and Jose M. Vargas, MD
Keraklear Implantation Using Z6 Ziemer Laser for the treatment of anterior stroma leukoma
November 30, 2014
An anterior stromal opacity was treated, implanting a foldable artificial cornea (KeraKlear) into a 400 microns depth, 8 mm diameter stromal pocket made using a Z6 Ziemer femtosecond laser.
The patient improved her vision from 20/200 to 20/70. At this time, 4 months post-op no adverse reactions or corneal complications were observed.
By: Dr. Jose Manuel Vargas
Artificial cornea to help address corneal blindness
September 26, 2014
At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting in London, Jorge L. Alio, MD, discusses early clinical experience with the KeraKlear non-penetrating artificial cornea.
Jorge L. Alio, MD
Dr. Kanellopoulos’ interview in Barcelona for Keratoprosthesis
June 30, 2014
In this video, Dr. William F. Wiley interviews Dr. Kanellopoulos about the benefits of using the KeraKlear Artificial Cornea. Dr. Kanellopoulos discusses the benefits of using the KeraKlear Artificial Cornea and process of using a femtosecond laser to create the cornea pocket.
KeraKlear - Foldable Acrylic Inlay Keratoprosthesis
October 22, 2013
John A. Kanellopoulos, MD, demonstrates the preparation of the KeraKlear II artificial cornea and shares the first clinical application in a patient. This is a cornea bottom of 3.8mm diameter 400 microns depth the preparation video. This was a fresh donor cornea that had flash CXL in a 400 depth pocket 7.2 joules, 20mW for about 6 min and then again has epithelium removed, soaking with 0.25% ribo for 10 minutes and same flash CXL treatment on the surface.
By: Dr. Kanellopoulos
KeraKlear wins 3rd Place at the 2013 ESCRS Video Awards in the Innovative Category.
ESCRS October 5-9, 2013
ASCRS – EyeWorld Video Reporter Interviews Yichieh Shiuey, MD
ESCRS – Amsterdam October 5-9, 2013
KeraKlear Implantation Technique
Keraklear Inlay keratoprosthesis in an aniridia keratopathy and glaucoma case.
Dr. Kanellopoulos discusses the implantation of the KeraKlear using an intrastromal pocket at 300um using a Femto FS200 Alcon/Wavelight femtosecond laser for preparation.
April 5, 2011
By: Dr. Kanellopoulos
KeraMed & KeraKlear Articles:
A new epidescemetic keratoprosthesis: pilot investigation and proof of concept of a new alternative solution for corneal blindness.
British Journal of Ophthalmology, April 13, 2015
Jorge L Alio, Ahmed A Abdelghany, Sabat K Abu-Mustafa, G Zein
Read on British Journal of Ophthalmology
KeraKlear keratoprosthesis an option for treating corneal blindness
A second generation of the artificial cornea addresses more corneal issues and indications.
Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2015
Yichieh Shiuey, MD; Jose M. Vargas, MD
An innovative intrastromal keratoprosthesis surgery assisted by femtosecond laser
European Journal of Ophthalmology, February 10, 2014
Jorge L. Alio, Alessandro Abbouda, Alfredo Vega-Estrada
Read on European Journal of Ophthalmology
Femtosecond Laser Techniques and Technology
Foldable intralamellar artificial cornea device lessens risk of graft failure
Early outcomes encouraging with use of foldable intralamellar artificial cornea
Ophthalmology Times, October 01, 2011
By Cheryl Guttman Krader
Foldable artificial cornea may provide another option for corneal transplantation
The device does not penetrate the anterior chamber, and implantation requires 5% corneal tissue removal.
Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2011
Jose M. Vargas, MD; Yichieh Shiuey, MD