Amniotic membrane has been considered an adjunctive treatment for ocular surface conditions since the 1990s... advances in amniotic membrane preservation, storage and application methodologies now provide the capacity to transplant the tissue without the need for surgery. With potent anti-inflammatory and epithelial healing properties should it now be considered as a treatment by optometrists for chronic conditions such as dry eye disease...
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