Good results seen in pilot study of stromal enhancement technique in patients with advanced keratoconus

Jorge Alió del Barrio
LISBON, Portugal — Minimally invasive transplantation of a thin lamina of decellularized stroma, with or without the addition of autologous mesenchymal stem cells, might benefit eyes with advanced keratoconus, improving vision and delaying the need for more invasive graft surgery.
At the EuCornea meeting, Jorge Alió del Barrio, MD, presented the results of a pilot study in which nine patients with advanced keratoconus were implanted with human decellularized donor femto-dissected 120 µm thick corneal stroma grafts, with or without the addition of

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