Platelet-rich plasma has been used to treat eye diseases and disorders. One such disorder is dry eyes. Studies show
that PRP can be used to treat moderate to severe cases that do not respond to conventional treatment.1 PRP has also
been used for ocular surface surgical reconstruction.2
- Marina Viegas Moura Rezende Ribeiro, Eurica Adélia Nogueira Ribeiro, and Luiz Feliciano Ribeiro, “The Use of
Platelet-Rich Plasma in Dry Eye Disease,” in Plasma Medicine: Concepts and Clinical
Applications, ed. Yusuf
Tutar and Lutfi Tutar (IntechOpen, 2018), accessed January 27, 2020, doi: 10.5772/intechopen.76090.
- Jorge L. Alió, Alejandra Eliana Rodriguez, and Dominika Wróbel-Dudzińska, “Eye platelet-rich plasma in the
treatment of ocular surface 26 disorders,” Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, no. 4 (2015): 325-32, accessed
December 9, 2019, doi: 10.1097/ICU.0000000000000169.