Comparison of outcomes of 2 channel sizes for intrastromal ring segment implantation with a femtosecond laser in eyes with keratoconus.

@article{Ertan2007ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of outcomes of 2 channel sizes for intrastromal ring segment implantation with a femtosecond laser in eyes with keratoconus.},
  author={Aylin Ertan and G{\"u}nhal Kamburoğlu and Umit Akg{\"u}n},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={648-53}
}
PURPOSE To compare the outcomes of 2 channel sizes for intrastromal ring segment (Intacs, Addition Technology, Inc.) implantation using a femtosecond laser in eyes with keratoconus. SETTING Kudret Eye Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. METHODS A retrospective outpatient study included 159 consecutive keratoconic eyes of 103 patients. Patients were classified into 2 groups according to channel dissection size: wide (6.7 mm x 8.2 mm) and narrow (6.6 mm x 7.6 mm). Dissections were created with an… CONTINUE READING