Amniotic Membrane Transplantation

Amniotic Membrane Transplantation 

  • Used to treat patients with persistent corneal defects not amenable to other medical treatments and as an alternative to tarsorraphy and conjunctival flap.
  • Effective in promoting re-epithelialization of cornea and conjunctiva
  • May also prevent fibrosis during ocular surface construction and recurrence of symblepharon after lysis procedure.
  • Has also been used to reconstruct conjunctival defects after surgical removal of recurrent pterygium.