Boston Keratoprosthesis

Frozen, fresh corneal donor carriers yield similar clinical outcomesFive-year results from a study of the Boston keratoprosthesis type 1 implant suggest that frozen and fresh corneal donors offer similar clinical outcomes—with no significant differences in device retention, visual rehabilitation or complication rates.
Bioengineered corneas may fulfill unmet need for human donor corneasThe development of a bioengineered cornea may serve to provide corneas to the millions of people worldwide unable to obtain a human donor cornea.
Keratitis outlook may improve with LDPKLarge-diameter penetrating keratoplasty for infectious keratitis may warrant a more prominent place in the treatment paradigm, suggest results of a retrospective chart review.