Synthetic Corneal Prosthesis Developed by Fraunhofer

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research in Potsdam-Golm, Germany, have developed a corneal prosthesis made of plastic. Currently, the only option to replace a damaged or diseased cornea is by corneal transplantation, however there is a shortage of donor corneas. The development of a synthetic prosthesis is challenging (Read more...)

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