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Amniotic Disks

*** Now at Executive Park Eye Care: Amniotic Discs! ***

Amniotic Discs are a biologic corneal bandage/medical device used by eye doctors around the world to treat eye diseases such as dry eye syndrome, chemical burns and more!

Human amniotic membrane (AM) has been shown to provide a substantial benefit in treating certain types of conjunctival and corneal disease. While AM has traditionally been transplanted using sutures or fibrin glue in an operating room, the in-office application of sutureless AM is emerging as a less invasive alternative with promising clinical outcomes. In-office availability of AM allows clinicians to treat a variety of ocular surface conditions rapidly and effectively.

EyeNet Magazine / February 2015 / In-Office Use of Amniotic Membrane
Written By: Alex G. Mcgaughy, BS, and Preeya K. Gupta, MD

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COVID-19 Update:

Your health is our top priority. In response to the guidance provided by our local, state, and federal authorities and many national medical associations, we will be limiting our practice to urgent and emergency cases only to mirror the shelter in place order. Our office will be closed through at least April 11, 2020 and/or until directed to resume normal operations by state officials. We want to do our part to help manage the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Should your eye care needs require our emergency attention please call 719-574-7000 and listen for the on call doctor’s number.

If you have recently purchased eyeglasses or contacts, we will provide free shipping to your address of record. Comprehensive eye care and glasses adjustments/fittings will be available after the shelter in place order has been lifted.

If you have non-urgent questions or concerns, you may call and leave a message at 719-574-7000. Messages will be checked daily.

Stay tuned for the latest information on our status and additional guidance on our response to this healthy crisis. Stay safe and healthy.

Sincerely,

Dr. Jeanne Derber

Dr. Curtis Gales

Executive Park Eye Care Staff