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Amniotic Membrane Restoration

What is PROKERA & Amniotic Membrane?

What is PROKERA & Amniotic Membrane?

The only FDA cleared therapeutic device, PROKERA is a combination medical device used by eye doctors around the world for multiple eye diseases, conditions and states:
  • Moderate to severe dry eye disease
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Anti-scarring
  • Recurrent corneal erosions
  • Filamentary keratitis
  • Persistent epithelial defects
  • Neurotrophic corneas
  • Keratitis
  • Corneal scars
  • Chemical burns
  • Corneal defects
  • Partial limbal stem cell deficiency
  • Herpetic ulcers
  • Chemical Burns
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • Promoting healing of damaged eye surfaces
  • And many other ocular surface diseases
It contains the only FDA-cleared cryopreserved amniotic membrane, which supports the corneal-healing process without harmful side effects.
Made from amniotic membrane, which is part of the placenta and is the tissue closest to the baby throughout development in the womb has natural anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties that aid in ocular surface repair. It is the only FDA cleared therapeutic device used by eye care practitioners to provide quick symptom relief and reduce inflammation associated with ocular surface disease. It helps restore your cornea and return your eye to a normal, healthy state.

Is PROKERA right for me?

During our free consultation, our specialists will assess the stage of your eye disease, damages and inflammation and compare various industry leading treatment options available at The Dry Eye & Speciality Center and suggest PROKERA as needed.
How does it work?
PROKERA is similar to a large contact lens. The amniotic membrane in PROKERA is thin and clear like the tissue on the surface of your eye and protects your eye’s damaged tissue while inserted. You may experience awareness of the ring but it is not painful. For optimal healing, it is important that you complete the PROKERA treatment period of 3-5 days.

Is PROKERA right for me?

Special instructions for PROKERA:
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes, forceful blinking, or moving PROKERA with your fingers
  • Do not remove PROKERA without consulting your eye doctor first
  • Do not swim or soak your eye with water
  • Shower only when the eye is tightly closed
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery or perform functions that require unobstructed vision or good depth perception
  • Use eye drops and other medications as prescribed by your eye doctor

MiSight lenses For Myopia Management:

MiSight soft contact lenses become regular interchangeable soft lenses and are intended to help reduce myopia progression in children.

The MiSight contact lens’s core component adjusts refractive error once placed inside the eye, just like a conventional correction lens. However, the lens’s periphery has specially shaped concentric circles that funnel light into the retina. It has been found to reduce the causes that cause the eye and lengthen dramatically.

What are the benefits of MiSight prescription lenses for myopia control?
MiSight contacts have the appearance of regular soft lenses and it gives you comfort because its simply to use. Simply put the lenses on before going to bed and taking them out in the morning, and you’ll have clear, easy vision all day.
They’re sold as regular disposables, which means you’ll have to open a fresh lens every day. They’re worn through the day and then discarded at night. They are typically worn the whole day, but a day without these lenses would not harm the procedure. The lenses should be worn as much as myopia development is a concern.
Safety and Efficacy

A three-year clinical trial involving 135 kids aged 8-12 who’d been prescribed MiSight or conventional soft lenses was conducted to determine the efficacy of MiSight. Myopia advanced at a far slower pace in children that wore MiSight over three years, by 59 percent to be precise, than in children that wore traditional soft contacts.

These findings suggest that MiSight may be an outstanding solution for halting the child’s development of myopia.
Myopia, also described as nearsightedness, is a widespread eye disease that has become more well-known in past years. The expert will check your eyes and tell you the procedure of Misight contact lenses at the dry eye specialty clinic.

Ortho-K For Myopia Management:

Special kind of lens for the people who want to avoid wearing glasses, Orthokeratology enhances the vision of the wearer. Ortho-k lenses are often recommended for two reasons: to overcome refractive defects and to help people see better (primarily nearsightedness, and also astigmatism and hyperopia). These lenses are custom designed to your eye and can be worn overnight. This allows you to go about your day without the need of glasses or other contact lenses throughout the day!

You will get the best possible outcome by using extremely accurate eye form details from scans of the eye surface. 

Types:
The Orthokeratology lenses come in 2 types
Effects of Orthokeratology:
Of course, Orthokeratology does not show its effects immediately after putting it on. For getting the optimum results, it is said to take 2-3 days. To get quick results, you need to wear it 24/7, even when you are sleeping. The result you will get in the end is:

Scleral Lenses For Myopia Management

Scleral contacts are gas-permeable contact lenses with a wide diameter that vault over all the entire corneal surface and settle on the white of the eye (sclera). Scleral contact lenses vault above the cornea and rest their weight on the sclera. These lenses can help with vision problems caused by abnormal corneas, refractive defects, and a variety of other disorders.
Types:
There are a variety of scleral lenses, each having its own attributes and features.
Which lens suits you the best? This can be recommended by an expert eye specialist, which can be found in good eye hospitals.
Use of Scleral Lenses:
As Scleral contact lenses have become an important clinical option for patients with ocular surface disease because they shield the ocular surface, provide constant corneal hydration although providing optimal vision correction, and mostly used in combination with other treatments. Scleral lenses will help you see better and reduce pain.
Are Scleral Lenses Right For Your Child:

Scleral lenses should never be used as the first action against any eye complications. If you are being faced with dry eyes or other complications, the first thing you need to do is visit an effective eye care hospital like the dry eye specialty center. Scleral lenses can also benefit patients who can’t wear regular contact lenses due to extreme dry eyes. The area between the cornea and the scleral lens serves as a moisture reservoir. Wearing scleral lenses is much more convenient thanks to the additional moisture.

Is to see a good eye doctor like a dry eye specialist center with the slightest indication or suspicion that your child may have had myopia. They will give you lots of specific guidance and ways to mitigate the impact.

Schedule a free consultation with a specialist.