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TitleBiomaterials and regenerative medicine in opthalmology
Author edited by Traian Chirila
Imprint Oxford : Woodhead, 2010
Descript xxiv, 540 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


An introduction to opthalmic biomaterials and their application through tissue engineering and regenerative medicine -- I Applications in the anterior segment : Advances in intraocular lens development ; Opacification and degradation of implanted intraocular lenses ; Synthetic corneal implants ; Corneal tissue engineering versus synthetic artificial corneas ; Tissue engineering of human cornea ; Engineering the corneal epithelial cell response to materials ; Reconstruction of the ocular surface using biomaterials ; Tissue engineering of the lens: fundamentals ; Bioinspired biomaterials for soft contact lenses ; Contact lenses: the search for superior oxygen permeability ; Extended wear contact lenses -- II Applications in the posterior segment : Designing hydrogels as vitreous substitutes in ophthalmic surgery ; Retinal repair and regeneration ; Development of tissue-engineered membranes for the culture and transplantation of retinal pigment epithelial cells -- III Other applications : Hydrogel sealants for wound repair in ophthalmic surgery ; Orbital enucleation implants: biomaterials and design ; Selected polymeric materials for orbital reconstruction ; Physicochemical properties of hydrogels for use in ophthalmology

Biocompatible Materials Eye -- Surgery Opthalmologic Surgical procedures -- Methods Prostheses and Implants Regenerative Medicine -- Methods Tissue Engineering -- Methods Ophthalmology Regeneration (Biology) Biomedical materials Biomedical engineering

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