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  • Modified from Said, DG et al. Histologic features of transplanted amniotic membrane: implication for corneal wound healing. Ophthalmology. 2009;116:1289.
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    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    Slit-lamp photograph of an amniotic membrane disc sutured to the cornea with a 10‑0 nylon running stitch, used to treat painful bullous keratopathy. Note the scalloped retraction between suture passes along the lower edge of the membrane.