Image of the Week: Rebuilding a human eye - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Rebuilding a human eye

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The Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis, an artificial cornea, is typically used when other treatments for corneal disease, such as transplants, have failed. The device consists of a front and back plate with donor corneal tissue sandwiched in between, and it is sutured into the eye in a similar way to a traditional corneal graft.

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