NIIOS R&D

At NIIOS Research & Development we develop tissue preparation methods and surgical techniques with a focus on advanced lamellar keratoplasty.

Developing a new surgical protocol encompasses more than just the operation itself. We also look at new ways to harvest and prepare donor tissue and to develop new surgical instruments and medical devices. We closely monitor and evaluate clinical outcomes of procedures such as (advanced) DMEK and Bowman layer transplantation in order to continually improve and refine these techniques.

NIIOS R&D News

ECD and DMEK Graft Survival

Five-year DMEK graft survival in eyes with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy is negatively affected by low 6-month endothelial cell density.

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NIIOS Cornea Evening

It was a pleasure to contribute to the NIIOS Cornea Evening on May 29 with presentations and discussions along with international colleagues.

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DMEK Graft Cell Viability

Our findings on how graft preparation and storage affect endothelial cell viability of DMEK grafts have just been published.

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Projects

Advanced DMEK

How to further improve DMEK outcomes?

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Personalized DMEK

How to perform tailor-made DMEK surgeries?

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Bowman Layer Transplantation

How to treat advanced progressive keratoconus less invasively?

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Optimizing Donor Tissue Use

How to provide the best possible grafts to surgeons?

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Cell Replacement Therapies

How to advance the treatment options for endothelial diseases?

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Ultrastructural Tissue Analysis

How to reveal more details about graft-host interaction?

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E-Device

How to perform remote examinations?

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Ophthalmic Staining Solutions

How to make the invisible visible in the eye?

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Developing Surgical Instruments

How to facilitate innovative surgical procedures?

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