TITLE

Corneal ring segments decrease corneal curvature but do not affect biomechanics

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on intrastromal corneal ring implantation in keratoconic corneas. It references a study published in the 2009 issue of "Journal of Cataract Refractive Surgery." The researchers found a link between intrastromal corneal ring implantation and reduced corneal curvature, but failed to influence corneal biomechanical characteristics. Biomechanical and morphological changes in keratoconic corneas implanted with Intacts intrastromal corneal ring segments were assessed by the authors.
ACCESSION #
45566936

 

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