Corneal Neurotization Surgery Doesn’t Guarantee Full Vision

Corneal Neurotization Surgery Doesn’t Guarantee Full Vision

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Corneal Neurotization Surgery Doesn’t Guarantee Full Vision

Despite being successful, corneal neurotization — a surgical procedure that seeks to restore nerve function in the cornea — does not guarantee neurotrophic keratitis (NK) patients will fully regain their vision and no longer need corrective lenses. Researchers who made that finding also noted that future studies should focus on assessing the effectiveness of topical treatments like Oxervate (cenegermin), alone and in combination with corneal neurotization, to  promote cornea healing. These recommendations were detailed in…

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