Ferrara intrastromal corneal ring segments for severe keratoconus.

@article{Miranda2003FerraraIC,
  title={Ferrara intrastromal corneal ring segments for severe keratoconus.},
  author={Danielle Miranda and Marta de Filippi Sartori and Claudia Francesconi and Norma Allemann and Paulo Ferrara and Mauro Campos},
  journal={Journal of refractive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={645-53}
}
PURPOSE Intrastromal Ferrara ring segments were inserted in eyes with severe keratoconus to evaluate safety and efficacy of this procedure. METHODS Intrastromal Ferrara ring segments were placed in 36 eyes of 35 patients with severe keratoconus, who were evaluated after 12 months of follow-up. All patients had highly disabling visual acuity, contact lens intolerance, and a previous indication for penetrating keratoplasty. Statistical analysis included preoperative and postoperative… CONTINUE READING