Prokera is a type of amniotic membrane support that helps to heal wounds and damaged tissue. It is made from a biocompatible material that is derived from the amniotic sac of a healthy pregnancy. This membrane is then placed over the wound or damaged area to provide a barrier between the injury and the surrounding healthy tissue. Prokera has been shown to be effective in the treatment of various wounds, including eye wounds. We at Eye See serving Lincolnshire, IL and Des Plaines, IL, know a lot about this types of eye care
What Prokera Treats
It is a corneal bandage that is used to treat a variety of conditions, including corneal ulcers, persistent eye problems, and dry eye syndrome.
How It Works
It is a clear, amniotic bandage that forms a seal around the eye to reduce corneal infection and inflammation. It's unique combination of special ingredients helps promote healing and reduce pain.
This type of eye bandage is beneficial because it aids in the prevention of secondary infections, reduces ocular sensitivity, and does not restrict vision or cause discomfort when removed. This eye bandage also helps protect the ulcerous area from trauma. It allows the body to heal.
Is It safe?
Yes, it is safe. It is an FDA-approved treatment that is used to treat a variety of eye conditions. It uses healthy tissues from an FDA-regulated tissue bank which puts the tissue through various quality control methods before allowing it out for treatment.
How Long Does Treatment Take?
Treatment should takes a short time to place the ring into your eye. You'll likely have the ring in for a few days though treatment may vary depending on your condition.
Does It Have Side Effects?
The a common side effect reported is some mild blurryness of vision. This side effect typically resolve within a few hours to a few days.
Visit Us for Optometry Care from Our Eye Doctor
We at Eye See are an optometry practice in Lincolnshire, IL, and Des Plaines, IL. We offer treatments for eye surfaces and dry eye. We can provide eye care for a variety of eye problems and eye conditions on eye surfaces. Our eye doctor can help you with your optometry needs. Call us at (847) 243-3330 for more information about our various eye services and how we may be able to help you with your eye problems.