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Subspecialties Comprehensive, Cornea / Ocular Surface, Basic & Translational Research

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Complete (Corneal) Fabrication

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a technique for studying the eye’s repair mechanisms. Using microfluidic devices, the team is fabricating fibrils to study the role of corneal keratocytes in repairing tissue. The research could help develop therapies to reduce corneal scarring and guide efforts to engineer tissue replacements (1).

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