Northeast Ohio

SOCRA Northeast Ohio Chapter 


The Boston Keratoprosthesis

Date: Friday, March 16th 

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by:

Rony Sayegh, MD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, CWRU School of Medicine

Description: The Boston keratoprosthesis is now widely accepted as an alternative to traditional corneal transplantation for severe corneal pathologies. In this talk, we will review the design of the keratoprosthesis, method of assembly and surgical implantation, indications, limitations, and complications of the procedure. We will attempt to design the ideal corneal carrier for the device as a clinical trial.


  1.       Understand the design of the Boston keratoprosthesis
  2.       Explore the indications and limitations of the device
  3.       Design the ideal study and cornea carrier for the keratoprosthesis


University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center
Lakeside Conference Room
2065 Adelbert Road
Cleveland Ohio 44106

Parking is at the cost of the attendee

RSVP: Please RSVP by March 15th to Kayla Gray, CCRP at

CE: SOCRA members may claim 1 CE towards their Theraputic area for Recertification. 

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