Acute Treatment of Severe Ocular Inflammation

Overview

Surgical use of amniotic membrane in the acute stage of chemical burns and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:
Clinical pearls using PROKERA for treatment of chemical burns or Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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  • AMT for Controlling Inflammation and Promoting Healing
  • Standard Surgical Supplies Used for AMT
  • Post Operative Care for Corneal Indications Following AMT
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Treatment
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • Referrences

Documents

Stevens - Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Pubmed.gov list of published papers
Amniotic Membrane for Chemical Burns

 

Videos


  • Overview of the surgical use of amniotic membrane in the acute stage of chemical burns and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome


  • Video of the surgical procedure for the acute treatment of a chemical burn using amniotic membrane with sutures followed by post-operative discussion


  • Video of the clinical results achieved utilizing PROKERA in the office for treatment of an acute chemical burn without surgery


  • Video of the surgical procedure for the acute treatment of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome using amniotic membrane with sutures


  • Video showing the application of amniotic membrane to wrap the media rectus muscle after correcting symblepharon in a Stevens-Johnson syndrome case.


If you have additional surgical questions after viewing this information, contact OSREF's Research Director, Scheffer C.G. Tseng, MD, PhD, by e-mail at stseng@ocularsurface.com or by phone at 305-274-1299.

Videos edited by: Scheffer C.G. Tseng, MD, PhD, Hosam Sheha, MD, PhD, Ahmad Kheirkhah, MD, Antonio Elizondo, MD, Victoria Casas, MD

Note: The videos are for peer discussion purposes and the creators are not participating in commercial promotion of any product.

Financial Interest Disclosure: Dr. Tseng and his family are more than 5% shareholders in TissueTech, Inc. and Bio-Tissue, Inc. which currently distributes AMNIOGRAFT® and PROKERA™

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