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Efficacy of treatments for neurotrophic keratopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Neurotization of the cornea as pathogenically targeted method of treating neurotrophic keratitis in patients with facial paralysis.
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Effect of epidermal growth factor ointment on persistent epithelial defects of the cornea.
What are the latest Neurotrophic Keratitis Clinical Trials?
Topical Insulin Drops for the Treatment of Neurotrophic Keratopathy.

Summary: Many diseases can affect corneal nerves. Corneas that lack normal sensation are considered neurotrophic. Neurotrophic corneas are predisposed to persistent epithelial defects, recurrent erosions, and corneal ulcers. These can lead to a variety of complications, from subjective pain, discomfort, and blurry vision, to corneal perforation and endophthalmitis. Neurotrophic corneas and the persistent e...

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Structural and Functional Changes of Corneal Innervation After Treatment With Cenegermin

Summary: Neurotrophic keratopathy (NK) is a condition in which patients have fewer or complete absence of nerves in the cornea, characterized by the reduced or absent corneal sensation. The lack of nerves in the cornea also result in damages of the cornea and in severe situation the loss of the eye. Cenegermin (trade name Oxervate) is a nerve growth factor eye drops designed to treat NK, and currently, it ...