Global consensus on keratoconus and ectatic diseases.

@article{Gomes2015GlobalCO,
  title={Global consensus on keratoconus and ectatic diseases.},
  author={Jos{\'e} {\'A}lvaro Pereira Gomes and Donavan Tan and Christopher J. Rapuano and Michael Wellington Belin and Renato Ambr{\'o}sio and Jos{\'e} L Guell and François Malecaze and Kohji Nishida and Virender S Sangwan},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={359-69}
}
BACKGROUND Despite extensive knowledge regarding the diagnosis and management of keratoconus and ectatic corneal diseases, many controversies still exist. For that reason, there is a need for current guidelines for the diagnosis and management of these conditions. PURPOSE This project aimed to reach consensus of ophthalmology experts from around the world regarding keratoconus and ectatic diseases, focusing on their definition, concepts, clinical management, and surgical treatments. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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