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C IGNA M EDICAL C OVERAGE P OLICY

Page 2 of 12 Coverage Policy Number: 0141 • superficial corneal dystrophy (including granular, lattice and Reis-Bückler’s dystrophy) • epithelial membrane dystrophy

CIGNA MEDICAL COVERAGE POLICY

Corneal tissue used for transplant surgery is typically donated through a certified eye bank and undergoes extensive testing prior to use for transplantation.

Corporate Medical Policy

Corporate Medical Policy Page 1 of 3 An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Corneal Topography File Name: corneal_topography 1/2007 6/2011 6/2012 6/2011 Origination: Last CAP Review: Next CAP Review: Last Review: Description of Procedure or Service Corneal ...

Corneal Transplant Surgery

1 introduction Some 46,000 people have cornea transplants each year. This is a sight-saving surgery, but it also requires patients and ophthalmologists to work closely together to insure the success of the surgery.

Corporate Medical Policy

Corporate Medical Policy Page 1 of 6 An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Implantation of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments File Name: implantation_of_intrastromal_corneal_ring_segments 8/2008 6/2011 6/2012 6/2011 Origination: Last CAP Review: Next CAP Review ...

Guidelines for the Management of

34 34 34 34 34 Annex 5 Classification of Corneal Ulcers Microbial ulcers These are caused by Staph or Strep species, present with pain, redness, ...

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking with Riboflavin (C3-R) and ...

Abstract K eratoconus is a common ectatic disorder occurring in more than 1 in 1000 individuals. The condition typically starts in adolescence and early adulthood.

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Corneal ulcer page 4 of 4 OPHTHALMOLOGICAL DISORDERS Copyright © 2003-2009 MediRabbit.com e-mail: info@medirabbit. com Non-healing ulcers are characterized by the accumulation of dead cells at the edge of ...

ATLAS Corneal Topography System Simply accurate for maximum ...

Superior Performance Designed for How You Practice • Compact, all-in-one system, now easier to use and more efficient • Improved repeatability and reliability • Compatible with your existing ATLAS data • From Carl Zeiss Meditec, with more than a decade of experience in corneal topography ...

Complicated Corneal Ulcers

Complicated Corneal Ulcers Microbial Keratitis James V. Schoster, DVM DACVO University of Wisconsin USA Learning Objectives •Recognize the signs of corneal infection •Recognize the signs of corneal melting •Understand the diagnostic and therapeutic options.