Posted on 05th October 2011
The material called “Duoptix” is made of 80% water (a similar proportion to the cornea) and a network of 2 special types of plastic. The researchers hope that it will replace donor tissue in corneal transplant surgery and lower the chance of rejection by the eye which occurs in around 20% of cases. Corneal grafts are carried out in cases where the patient’s cornea is either misshapen or loses clarity through disease or injury.
16th September 2020
Some patients might be interested in this article where Ian Cameron shares his thoughts on prescribing. We were one of the first practices to have an optometrist who could prescribe medication to pati...Read more