Biologic Membrane Prokera
PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices are used by eye doctors around the world to heal and treat eye diseases such as keratitis, common dry eye, recurrent corneal erosions, filamentary keratitis, persistent epithelial defects, neurotrophic corneas, herpetic ulcers, and many other ocular surface diseases.
Biologic Eye Drops - Regenereyes
Regener-Eyes® is a first in class biologic eye drop. The power of a biologic in the ease of an eye drop.
Regener-Eyes® Ophthalmic Solution, Professional Strength and LITE contain naturally occurring cytokines, chemokines and growth factors such as VEGF, TGFβ1, TGFβ3, EGF, IL-1Ra , PDGF, ST2, bFGF, KGF, GDF11, HC-HA/PTX3 (Pentraxin 3) (hyaluronic acid), and Collagen Types I, III, IV, V. These proteins and growth factors are natural, necessary for cell function, overall health of the eye, and homeostasis.
Another example of a biologic eyedrops is autologous serum. This is a customized eye drop made from a patient's own blood which also contains proteins and growth factors. Lifetime Optometric is happy to provide either option for patients.