Amniotic Membrane Transplantation
- Used to treat patients with persistent corneal defects not amenable to other medical treatments and as an alternative to tarsorraphy and conjunctival flap.
- Effective in promoting re-epithelialization of cornea and conjunctiva
- May also prevent fibrosis during ocular surface construction and recurrence of symblepharon after lysis procedure.
- Has also been used to reconstruct conjunctival defects after surgical removal of recurrent pterygium.