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Amniotic Membranes – When To Use Them and How To Bill For Them

What is an amniotic membrane? An amniotic membrane is the inner layer of fetal membrane. The membrane has anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrotic, anti-angiogenic and anti-microbial properties. An amniotic membrane is a healthy, intact, basal membrane on which the patient’s cells are able to proliferate. It returns the ocular surface to healthy level2 What …

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A New Look At Recurrent Corneal Erosion (RCE) Treatment

Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RCE) was first described in 1872 as an “intermittent neuralgic vesicular keratitis.” Since its first description in the 1800s, the treatment approach has changed drastically and expanded to include advanced surgical options. It may be time to consider new approaches to therapy for this painful condition. …

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