Monthly Archives: October 2011

New approach to keratoplasty may be better for patients with iris implants

A study has found that Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) can be better than penetrating keratoplasty in eyes with an artificial iris. In eyes with partial or complete aniridia it helps restore clarity of corneas and may mean quicker improvement … Continue reading

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Katie raises over £800 doing the Great North Run

You may remember that recently Katie Atkinson took part in the Great North Run to raise money for Aniridia Network UK. Katie completed the half marathon race in 3 hours and 40 minutes and raised over £750 for Aniridia Network … Continue reading

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Aniridia Network UK is founding member of new Aniridia Europe organisation

Aniridia Network UK are very pleased to announce the creation of Aniridia Europe, a federation of aniridia patient associations, support groups and individuals from across Europe. We have been collaborating with colleagues from across Europe for the past few years. … Continue reading

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