IC-219 Boston Keratoprosthesis, Keraklear and the Lucia Kpro in the Management of Ocular Surface Diseases | ASCRS
Presentation
IC-219 Boston Keratoprosthesis, Keraklear and the Lucia Kpro in the Management of Ocular Surface Diseases
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructor: Jose M. Vargas Sr., MD
Co-instructors: Roberto Piñeda, MD, ABO, Yichieh Shiuey, MD, Victor L. Perez, MD, Anthony J. Aldave, MD, ABO
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Educational Objective
Consider other technology, (eg. consider a new IOL) to improve surgical outcomes

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to present the Boston Keratoprothesis for the treatment of severe ocular surface disease. Audience will learn a new keratoprosthesis design and its impact in developing countries, the influence of a bigger posterior back plate and the material, titanium vs PMMA to reduce the incidence of retroprosthetic membrane, biofilm surface, and UCP for glaucoma treatment. Challenging cases will also be presented.

2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, held on July 24-27, 2021. 

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