UHC study indicates need for new standards and training
Improving the training and standardizing the procedures used by the nations eye banks to assess corneal cells may help to select corneas with optimal health for transplantation, according to new study led by Jonathan H. Lass, MD, principal investigator of the study and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
This study is reported in the current (March) issue of Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The National Eye Institute and the Eye Bank Association of America funded this research.
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