What is the role of stem cells in the treatment of chemical burns to the eye?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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See the list below:

  • Cultivated corneal epithelial stem cell sheet transplantation [14, 15, 16, 17]

  • Lysis of conjunctival symblepharon; adhesions are a later finding, and they can be managed with repeated lysis using a glass rod or a sterile cotton swab


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