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Femtosecond-assisted preparation of donor tissue for Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis

By Majid Moshirfar, Marcus C Neuffer, Krista Kinard, Monette T Lependu and Shameema Sikder


We describe a technique for femtosecond laser-assisted preparation of donor tissue for Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis to provide accurate double punching of the donor tissue for optimized alignment in the visual axis. The technique was reproducibly performed in four donor corneas mounted in an artificial anterior chamber. This technique can provide optically centered donor tissue with smooth trephinated edges

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Publisher: Dove Medical Press
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