April 5-8 in Boston, MA

ASCRS 2024

Interested in Joining Our Happy Hour?

Join us at Lookout Rooftop – a premier waterfront dining destination in Boston, MA. We are thrilled to host this exciting event where we will celebrate you for helping drive innovation in regenerative medicine in the field of Ophthalmology.

Visit our Booth #2787!

We declare our freedom from being pigeonholed for severe conditions. Join the revolution in improving patient lives, with earlier invention using cryopreserved Amniotic Membrane (cAM). Together, we can set the standards to next-generation care!

Visit booth #2787 at ASCRS 2024 April 5th-8th to learn how BioTissue Ocular products can help support regenerative healing and provide optimal outcomes to your patients. We have been a pioneer in the industry for over 38 years and strive to continue to lead the way in realizing the full potential of regenerative therapies. Be sure to tune in on Subspecialty Day/Cornea Day as well on April 5th.

Can’t wait to see you there.

Join Us for an Innovator Celebration Happy Hour!

We’re back for our annual ASCRS Happy Hour! Join us at Lookout Rooftop – a premier waterfront dining destination in Boston, MA. We are thrilled to host this exciting event where we will celebrate you for helping drive innovation in regenerative medicine in the field of Ophthalmology.

Featured Posters

Our Featured Posters on Birth Tissue:

1. Ocular Surface Optimization with Cryopreserved Amniotic Membrane Prior to Cataract Surgery by Jeff Wongs – Session title: Ocular Surface Disease III – Presentation Date: Sunday, April 7 – Session time: 3:30-5:00 pm

2. Phototherapeutic Keratectomy with or without Cryopreserved Amniotic Membrane for Ebmd and SND Prior to Cataract Surgery by Ankur Parikh – Time and Date TBA

 

Additional electronic posters include the following:

3. Cryopreserved Amniotic Membrane for a Scleral Defect Caused By Mitomycin C by Brett Bielory – Poster ID: 99016

Cornea Day:  Session IV on the Ocular Surface that covers severe OSD management and Dry Eye on Friday, April 5th  – 2:15-3:45 pm

 

Other sessions that may cover the use of birth tissue:

X Rounds: Cataract surgery to the Max – 1:30-3:00 pm on Saturday, April 6th.

Corneal Surgery: latest innovations and updates in surgical approach – 3:30-5:00 pm on Saturday, April 6th.

Ever had a Tricycle Smoothie?

To show our appreciation, we are offering smoothie rides to keep you hydrated, nourished, and focused.
Ocular Healing

BioTissues Family of Amniotic Membrane Products

Early intervention is critical in eye care. Prokera corneal bandages are designed for treating damaged corneas by creating an environment for regenerative healing. Prokera helps expedite and empower the eye’s healing abilities for better patient outcomes.

AmnioGraft, a cryopreserved amniotic membrane graft, supports accelerated post-op recovery and ensures superior patient outcomes when used in ocular surface reconstructive procedures.1,6-7,9

AmnioGuard is an ultra-thick, cryopreserved amniotic membrane graft that suppresses inflammation, promotes healing, and provides durable tensile strength to avoid surgical challenges associated with reconstructive procedures.1-4

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