Our comprehensive cornea services continue to expand with the objective to ease the transplant procedure and improve patient outcomes. From tissue evaluation to the most precise processing, our expertly trained, certified eye bank technicians prepare tissue daily, saving you time in the O.R. and providing you with consistent quality for all your tissue needs.
Our comprehensive cornea services include:
- Tissue for PKP, ALK/DALK, DSAEK, and DMEK
- Sterile Tissue patch allografts for glaucoma and corneal applications
Precision Processing Down to the Micron
Dissected to 10-15 microns
Dissected to 20-30 microns
Precision prepared to your specifications. Ultrathin 40-100 microns. Traditional 100+ microns
Tell us what you need and we’ll help you get there.
Choose from predissected, prestained, premarked, and prepunched.
Register your parameters for each type of procedure. Your online account will be set-up with this information and serve as a reference for your tissue requests. Some cases may require a unique set of specifications which can be included on the individual request.
Remember, you’ve got options.
Known for our innovation and development of new processing techniques and products with the objective to ease transplant procedures and improve clinical outcomes.
Studies Performed Include:
- Preloaded DSAEK in the EndoGlide* – 2012
- No-touch DMEK hydro-dissection technique** – 2012
- Nano-cut DSAEK grafts 40-60 microns** – 2014
- DMEK in Straiko modified Jones Tube – 2015
- DMEK in 2.0mm modified Jones Tube** – 2017
- DMEK in EndoGlide – 2019
- DSAEK in 3.0mm modified Jones Tube** – 2020
- Precut PKP** – 2021
* published in Cornea Volume 36, Number 1, January 2017
**abstracts presented during major ophthalmology conferences
The Jones Tube is registered with FDA by Gunther Weiss as a generic manual ophthalmic surgical instrument, which is a Class I device exempt from premarket review by FDA. The Jones Tube is not cleared or approved by the FDA for use in DSAEK or DMEK procedures.
The Premium Choice for Glaucoma and Corneal Applications
Sterilizing corneal and sclera tissue expands the usability of donated tissue to further honor our commitment to our donors and their families.
The use of sterile irradiated corneal and scleral patch grafts prevents the risk of tube exposure in glaucoma drainage device (GDD) procedures while also reducing the risk of infection and tissue rejection. OptiGraft sterile allografts have a long shelf life, can be stored at room temperature, and are ready to use, reducing waste due to tissue perishability and thus increasing the potential availability of high-quality tissue for implantation.
Sterile, acellular corneal tissue is becoming more widely used for corneal procedures and tissue irradiation has largely been the most successful sterilization technique. By implementing tissue sterilization into our line of services, sterile cornea can replace the use of live cell cornea in cases that do not require endothelial cells and reduce the imminent risk of rejection. The immunosuppressive effect of irradiation sterilization directly addresses the concern of graft failure due to recipient immune rejection1.