Estimation of the Incidence and Factors Predictive of Corneal Scarring in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study

  title={Estimation of the Incidence and Factors Predictive of Corneal Scarring in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study},
  author={Joseph T. Barr and Bradley S. Wilson and Mae Gordon and Marjorie J. Rah and Colleen Riley and Pete S Kollbaum and Karla Zadnik},
Purpose: The multicenter Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study is a prospective, observational study of 1209 keratoconus patients. We report methods to define incident corneal scarring and baseline factors predictive of incident corneal scarring in nonsurgical eyes of CLEK Study keratoconus patients through their fifth year of follow-up. Methods: Of the 1209 patients, 878 patients with at least one unscarred cornea at baseline were included in this study. The… Expand
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  • Medicine
  • Clinical & experimental optometry
  • 2019
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