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Bio-eye Presentation Slide Set

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21. Concept

  • Vascularized implant can be exposed without extrusion

22. Concept

  • Vascularized implants will be more stable.
  • i.e. less migration and extrusion

23. Why the Bio-eye Hydroxyapatite Orbital Implant works

  • Natural substance that becomes vascularized
  • When exposed will re-epithelialize

24. Bio-eye Hydroxyapatite Orbital Implant

  • Released by United States FDA for use as an orbital implant in August 1989.

Animal studies were done using hydroxyapatite implants from 1983 to 1985, followed by an FDA clinical trial conducted between 1985 and 1989.

25. Hydroxyapatite

  • Bio-compatible
  • Bio-active
  • Non-toxic
  • Non-carcinogenic
  • Non-allergic
  • Non-inflammatory

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26. Photo of a piece of ocean coral, from which hydroxyapatite is derived.

27. Hydroxyapatite [chemical formula for hydroxyapatite]
Complex inorganic calcium salt that makes up the primary mineral portion of human bone

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28. High-powered magnification of hydroxyapatite.

29. Hydrothermal Exchange Reaction
[chemical formulas for coral and hydrocyapatite]

(Click image toHydroxyapatite Orbital Implant is available in nine sizes: 16,17, 18,19, 20,21,22,23 and 24 mm.

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