KeraKlear keratoprosthesis an option for treating corneal blindness

A second generation of the artificial cornea addresses more corneal issues and indications.

"Corneal opacity and scarring secondary to a wide spectrum of infectious and inflammatory corneal diseases are a major cause of global blindness. Worldwide, about 45 million people are blind, and corneal blindness is the second leading cause, with about 4.9 million people having bilateral corneal blindness."

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2015

Yichieh Shiuey, MD
; Jose M. Vargas, MD

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