PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices are used by eye doctors around the world to heal and treat ocular conditions such as keratitis, moderate to severe dry eye disease, recurrent corneal erosions, filamentary keratitis, persistent epithelial defects, neurotrophic corneas, herpetic ulcers, and many other ocular surface diseases such as chemical burns and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
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PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices are trusted by eye doctors around the world to achieve better patient outcomes. 93% of patients with moderate-to-severe dry eye disease reported improvement after one PROKERA treatment.6 It can be easily placed during a regular office visit or used with surgical interventions.
PROKERA® products can be inserted in the doctor’s office, or may be inserted in a surgical or hospital setting in conjunction with other procedures.
PROKERA® contains the only cryopreserved amniotic membrane that is FDA-cleared and designated for anti-inflammation and anti-scarring.
Neel Desai, MD, discusses the use of bypassing steroids in favor of the anti-inflammatory, anti-scarring properties in the biologic corneal bandage that restores the ocular surface without compromising the epithelial healing process.”
Robert Mack, MD, discusses a new treatment option for recurrent corneal erosion, a common ocular disorder. PROKERA® can be used to restore corneal integrity, regain epithelial attachments, and prevent recurrence.
W. Barry Lee, MD recounts how a herpes simplex infection required a corneal transplant which healed in a few short days, instead of the expected weeks, through the use of a biologic corneal bandage.
1 Desai NR. A comparison of cryopreserved amniotic membrane and bandage
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2 John T, Tighe S, Sheha H, et al. Corneal nerve regeneration after self-retained cryopreserved amniotic membrane in dry eye disease. J Ophthalmol. 2017:6404918 (Epub).
3 Pachigolla G, Prasher P, Di Pascuale MA, et al. Evaluation of the role of PROKERA in the management of ocular surface and orbital disorders. Eye Contact Lens. 2009;35(4):172-175.
4 Cheng AM, Zhao D, Chen R, et al. Accelerated restoration of ocular surface health in dry eye disease by self-retained cryopreserved amniotic membrane. Ocul Surf. 2016;14(1):56-63.
5 Rumpakis J. Amniotic membranes—the perfect cover. Rev Ophthalmol. April 2016:49-54.
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