European clinical evaluation: use of Intacs for the treatment of keratoconus.

  title={European clinical evaluation: use of Intacs for the treatment of keratoconus.},
  author={Joseph Colin},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={32 5},
  • Joseph Colin
  • Published 2006 in Journal of cataract and refractive surgery
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Intacs inserts in keratoconic eyes to alter corneal shape and refractive power and stabilize the progression of corneal ectasia. SETTING Service d'Ophtalmologie, Bordeaux, France. METHODS In this prospective study, 57 eyes with clear central corneas that were diagnosed with keratoconus and contact lens intolerant were followed for up to 1 year. The primary objectives were to assess the safety of Intacs and the visual outcomes by measuring… CONTINUE READING

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