TITLE

Microwave thermokeratoplasty with corneal collagen cross-linking used to treat keratoconus

AUTHOR(S)
John, Thomas; Hersh, Peter S.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of microwave thermokeratoplasty with corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus treatment. The National Eye Institute reports that the disease is the most common corneal dystrophy in the U.S. Doctor Peter Hersh describes the surgical procedure of combined microwave thermokeratoplasty with collagen cross-linking for corneal ectasia and keratoconus.
ACCESSION #
86439073

 

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