MAR 31, 2021
Anterior Segment Innovators and Influencers: Amniotic Membrane for Ocular Surface Disorder in Children
Pediatric Subspecialty Day 2020
Complications, Diagnostic & Imaging, External/Anterior Segment, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus
In this video, Dr. Jason Mantagos discusses the use of amniotic membrane for ocular surface disorders in the pediatric population, including mechanism of action, amniotic membrane properties, availability, indications, and use in pediatric ophthalmology. He also mentions anti-inflammatory properties, anti-angiogenic action, promotion of epithelial growth, obtaining amniotic membrane from donor mothers after elective C-sections, restrictive strabismus, and ocular surface reconstruction.