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Sydney Eye Podcast: Healing Corneal Wounds

The latest episode of Sydney Eye Podcast is now available. In this episode, Dr Maria Cabrera-Aguas, a researcher at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute, chats with Dr Jack Tan, a general practitioner from Adelaide who is undertaking his PhD at the Save Sight Institute, on a new technology to close corneal wounds without stitches.

During the podcast, Dr Tan speaks about how this technology uses a patch which sticks onto the cornea upon laser activation, sealing full thickness corneal wounds; how the technique was started, its advantages and potential complications over traditional treatments such as stitches and glue.

Dr Maria Cabrera-Aguas… chats with Dr Jack Tan (about)… a new technology to close corneal wounds without stitches

The Sydney Eye Podcast was created by Dr Cabrera-Aguas to explore topics related to eye health and answer some common questions about eye conditions.

You can access the podcast on this link

Contact Dr Jack Tan at jtan8777@uni.sydney.edu.au. Twitter: @drjacktan

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about this episode, please send them to sydeyepodcast@gmail.com, and connect with us on Twitter @CabreraMarie or @cornealresearch or @profswatson using #Sydeyepod.

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