Sztuczne implanty rogówkowe w praktyce klinicznej

Kopania B., Sokołowski M., Pniewski J., Ambroziak A. M., Izdebska J., Kowalczyk-Hernández M.

Kontaktologia i optyka okulistyczna

14/213, 2013, 15-21

The investigations aimed at fabrication of artificial corneal implants were initiated over 200 years ago. Although several constructions have been developed and clinically tested, very few have had successful long-term results and became used in regular clinical. This paper presents a review of those successful devices with emphasis on their indications, surgical techniques and results. Emerging devices and innovative approaches for the future are also mentioned.