limbal

limbal

Pertaining to the LIMBUS.
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Dr Sangwan, a Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardee, renowned for the development of a novel surgical technique- Simple Limbal Epithelial Transplantation (SLET), was one of the early visionaries of this collaborative project.
Severe VKC was defined as the presence of shield ulceration/keratitis, gelatinous limbal infiltrate and/or giant papillae on tarsal conjunctiva.
It focused on limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD), which can result from damage to eye from chemicals or heat, or be caused by a disease called aniridia.
A study of 16 people with limbal stem cell deficiency - which affects around 1,800 people in England - found transplanting stem cells from the corneas of deceased donors helped improved the patients' vision.
They have options like limbal relaxing incisions or opposite clear corneal incisions or other modalities of keratotomies, excimer laser etc.
It inhibits Cx43 overexpression and the inflammatory cascade, re-establishing limbal microvasculature and promoting regeneration of the corneal epithelium.
Implantation of conjunctival autograft, limbal conjunctival autograft, and amniotic membrane has been applied as surgical treatment.
key-A-zee), a specialty pharmaceutical company, and the Italian biotech Holostem Terapie Avanzate S.r.l., announced that the FDA has granted orphan drug designation to an investigational product, GPLSCD01, ex-vivo expanded autologous human corneal epithelial cells containing stem cells, for the treatment of limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD).
key-A-zee), a specialty pharmaceutical company, and the Italian biotech Holostem Terapie Avanzate S.r.1., announced that the FDA has granted orphan drug designation to an investigational product, GPLSCD01, ex-vivo expanded autologous human corneal epithelial cells containing stem cells, for the treatment of limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD).