Tooth in Eye Surgery

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A procedure occasionally used in patients with severe corneal damage—e.g., as occurs in Stevens-Johnson syndrome—in which a tooth is explanted and reimplanted into the anterior eye to provide the structural platform for the lens coupled with implantation of buccal mucosa to produce moisture
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In case you haven't heard, MOOKP has come to the United States.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Performs First MOOKP Procedure in USA
Developed in Italy, MOOKP has proven effective as a solution to end-stage corneal disease where severe corneal scarring blocks vision and corneal transplants are no longer an option but the eye's internal structures and optic nerve remain healthy.
In MOOKP, the tooth and surrounding bone are shaved and sculpted, and a hole is drilled for the insertion of an optical cylinder lens.