Posts tagged Hydrogel Implants

Philadelphia-Is it Feasable?

I spent almost an hour on the phone this morning with the nurse practitioner that works with a Pediatric Ophthalmologist and a Pediatric Oculo Plastic Surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Instead of using conformers, he uses hydrogel implants to expand the eye socket. They basically do the same thing as conformers which keep the eye […]


Hydrogel Implants-An Option for Faith

IOP Inc. Launches Osmed™ Hydrogel Tissue Expander Technology for the Treatment of Congenital Microphthalmos/Anophthalmos COSTA MESA, California – March 15, 2002 – IOP Inc., the premier developer and distributor of specialty devices for surgery, has launched yet another unique oculoplastic surgical technology. The Osmed™ Hydrogel Expander technology, a new advancement in tissue expansion, will be […]


Appointments, appointments!

Faith certainly has had her fair share of appointments and will continue to have more. This week so far we had a visit from Early Childhood Intervention(ECI). Faith will need several different services. For now, she will be working with an early interventionist, physical therapist, and vision teacher. She also may need a occupational therapist […]