Amniotic tissue has unique properties that reduce scar tissue formation, reduce inflammation and support soft tissue regeneration. The potential medical uses of the tissue inside and outside of the body are broad. This tissue can be utilized in procedures where reduction in scar tissue or regeneration of a soft tissue is beneficial. Amniotic membranes have been employed in the treatment of full and partial  thickness  acute internal and external and chronic wounds. Both membrane and fluid allografts have been used in the treatment of internal soft tissue healing including, but not limited to tendons, ligaments and skin.

Some major clinical uses or proposed uses for membrane and amniotic fluid allografts include:


Orthopedic/Sports Medicine (to reduce scar tissue formation and enhance soft tissue healing after primary or revision repair)

  • Rotator cuff/ Labrum repair / Biceps repair
  • Tendonitis, bursitis, plantar fasciitis (golfer's and tennis elbow, jumper's knee)
  • Total knee replacement
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Arthritis


Foot and Ankle (to promote sealing, healing and replacement of lost tissue)

  • Bunionectomies
  • Osteotomies
  • Open reduction internal fixations
  • Fusions
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendon injuries (chronic and acute)
  • Tendon Reconstructions


Wound Healing of acute and chronic, full and partial thickness wounds

  • Delayed healing ulcers of various etiologies including diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, pressure ulcers, post- surgical or post traumatic wound dehiscence, burns, acute suture line repairs, etc.
  • Subcutaneous wound tunnel repair



  • Protection of nerve plexus after prostatectomy
  • Treatment of erectile dysfunction
  • Treatment of Peyronies disease
  • Urethral sphincter regeneration for urinary incontinence
  • Bladder tumors




General/ OBGYN/ Vascular Surgery (to reduce scar tissue formation and enhance soft tissue healing after primary repair)

  • General use in dermal scar revision by plastic/reconstructive surgery.
  • Incision with primary closure using graft
  • Vascular surgery vessel repair grafts
  • Reconstruction/revision, flap graft with tissue
  • Inguinal/Ventral hernia repair with mesh


Ear, Nose, and Throat/ Dental

  • Tympanoplasty (ear drum repair)
  • Nasal septum repair
  • Periodontal surgery and periodontal repair


Ophthalmology/Eye Surgery


  • Conjunctivolplasty
  • Pterygium excision
  • Non-healing epithelial defects (overlay graft)
  • Conjunctival chalasis
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Fornix Reconstruction
  • Chemical and thermal burns
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