Amniotic membrane transplant may thwart corneal ulceration after chemical or thermal trauma

In the case of prompt administration, amniotic membrane transplantation may thwart persistent corneal ulceration and aid in epithelialization in most patients with severe chemical and thermal eye injuries, according to a study.The retrospective analysis of interventional case series included 55 amniotic membrane transplants (AMT) in 53 eyes of 53 patients.

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