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Prof. Stefano Bonini

Head of the Division of Ophthalmology, Campus Biomedico of Rome, Rome, Italy

specialty: Ophthalmology

[it] Neurotrophic Keratitis
Prof. Stefano Bonini
Neurotrophic Keratitis is a severe degenerative eye disease caused by reduced innervation of the cornea as a result of a variety of pathological conditions that can lead to debilitating consequences, like ulceration and perforation of the cornea, resulting in loss of visual function.
[it] Specifications of the NGF recombinant human nerve growth factor
Prof. Stefano Bonini
The NGF has proved to be a fundamental component in Neurotrophic Keratitis treatments. However, it's use, up to a little while ago, was not permitted because it was of animal nature and it could not be commercialised or used in random studies. Today, thanks to a clinical sperimentation carried out by the Dompè Group, the human recombinant offers new hopes.
[it] Neurotrophic Keratitis: the rhNGF treatment
Prof. Stefano Bonini
Up to now there has never been a specific treatment for Neurotrophic Keratitis, Today a Phase I Trial on rhNGF human nerve growth factor is underway, and hopefully this could prove a valuable treatment.

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