PRP

Thousands of Papers Showing Benefit of PRP in Multiple Specialties

We continue to be impressed by the effectiveness of a patient’s own platelets to heal their eye surface disease.  The next step will be to understand why some patient’s platelets work better than others.  Here is the latest literature search for PRP as requested by a friend. SLC Search results Items: 1 to 100 of …

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PanOptix or Trifocal IOL after LASIK or PRK (ie, Refractive Surgery)

The goal of cataract surgery is to be as close to 20/20 for distance, intermediate, and reading vision without glasses, but this usually requires special implants, such as the Trifocal-PanOptix intraocular lens (IOL) and Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery which also helps decrease corneal astigmatism by making small microscopic cuts in the cornea. While there …

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Dr. Cremers’ Dry Eye Treatment Options. These are all the treatments available in the world to our knowledge. Latest STEP LADDER Treatment for Dry Eye…

Dr. Cremers’ Dry Eye Treatment Options.  These are all the treatments available in the world to our knowledge. Latest STEP LADDER Treatment for Dry Eye, Tired Eyes, Foreign Body Sensation, Eye Pain, Redness, Tearing This 1-page list of all the treatments in the world is getting tighter. More and more treatments are coming out now …

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PRP with or without Citrate

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is obtained from one’s blood where the concentration of platelets is at least five times the amount present in a similar volume of whole blood. Think of it as concentrated Platelets. PRP has now been used in multiple conditions, such as preventing infections after cardiac surgery, cartilage degeneration, joint pains, tendon strains, …

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Best PRP protocols

This is a great review article on all the published methods to make PRP. The key point is the following– – At present, there is no all-encompassing and universally accepted system to allow classification of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and other autologous blood preparations. Activated PRP seems to be the best.  SLC Classification systems for platelet-rich …

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Use of Adult Stem Cells to Heal Chronic Conditions: Please Watch this Series. My family and I will be watching! https://oz336.isrefer.com/go/hcr/Stemcell2020

My office will be sending this note below to all our patients this weekend. I am very excited about a new series called Healthcare Revolution which will start airing on Monday, June 17th. As many of you know, our surgeons at Visionary Eye Doctors have been offering many revolutionary treatments for dry eye, chronic eye pain, …

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Stem Cells combined with PRP insertion into the Meibomian Glands

We are continuing to see improvements in tear production and meibomian gland structure after PRP insertion into the meibomian glands. Only 1 in 8 patients did not get a symptomatic improment after PRP insertion within 1 week of the procedure. I am wondering if PRP insertion with autologous stem cell insertion into the meibomian glands …

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PRP versus PRGF= ENDORET®

Activated PRP versus PRGF (ie ENDORET®) This is for a patient who asked what the difference is between PRP and PRGF.  The answer: it appears to be the same.  Platelet Rich Plasma as is typically used by most doctors and surgeon in the US. The issue is the following: 1. PRP technically is just platelets …

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References for Consent Form 1

References for Consent for Meibomian Gland Probing, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection into Meibomian Glands and Lacrimal Glands, PRP, Autologous Serum References: 1. Maskin, S. L., & Testa, W. R. Growth of meibomian gland tissue after intraductal meibomian gland probing in patients with obstructive meibomian gland dysfunction. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2018;102:59-68 2. Syed, Z. …

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