Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segment Implantation for the Treatment of Keratoconus


Kubaloglu A., Sari E., Cinar Y., Koytak A., Kurnaz E., Ozerturk Y.

CORNEA, vol.30, no.1, pp.11-17, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ico.0b013e3181e2cf57
  • Journal Name: CORNEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.11-17
  • Keywords: intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation, mechanical, femtosecond, keratoconus, DEEP LAMELLAR KERATOPLASTY, FEMTOSECOND LASER, PENETRATING KERATOPLASTY, CONTACT-LENS, INTACS, MANAGEMENT, COMPLICATIONS, REJECTION, PATTERNS, ECTASIA

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation using both mechanical and femtosecond-assisted tunnel creation for the treatment of patients with keratoconus.