May 05, 2016
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VIDEO: Débridement, amniotic membrane successfully treats recurrent corneal erosion

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SEATTLE – Patients with recurrent corneal erosion due to anterior basement membrane dystrophy experienced no recurrence after treatment with epithelial débridement and cryopreserved amniotic membrane, compared to an 80% recurrence rate with a bandage contact lens and hyperosmotics and a 40% recurrence rate with epithelial débridement and a bandage contact lens, according to Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO, here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.