The 78-year-old is thankful for the new, fully artificial cornea. It was created by an Israeli company and can restore vision to millions of people.
In a process that can give hope to many , A 78-year-old man regained his sight after being fitted with an artificial cornea. This is the work of an Israeli company called Capro And discovered by Dr. Glad Litwin. It is quick to apply and does not require any donor tissue. The patient immediately returned to sight Removed, and was able to identify loved ones and read the numbers on the board.
The company shows how the CorNeat KPro artificial cornea is fitted. © Cornet view
This is new The cornea is separated from the sclera (white of the eye) before removal. The seams are made, and then the cornice capro is placed and secured with formulas. The conjunctiva is then placed back on the collar of the artificial cornea. According to Cornett, The Facilities used , And the implant is integrated into the tissues within a few weeks.Completely synthetic.
Further operations are planned, with a total of ten patients awaiting implantation in Israel, and 6 more awaiting approval in France, the United States and the Netherlands. There are patients who are unable to get these early tests Or whose function has already failed.