Management of keratoconus with Intacs.

  title={Management of keratoconus with Intacs.},
  author={Charalambos Socrates Siganos and George D. Kymionis and Nikos Kartakis and Michalis A Theodorakis and Nikos I Astyrakakis and Ioannis G. Pallikaris},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={135 1},
PURPOSE To prospectively study the effects of the use of Intacs microthin prescription inserts for the management of keratoconus. DESIGN Prospective nonrandomized clinical trial. METHODS Thirty-three eyes of 26 keratoconus patients (17 males and 9 females) ages 21 to 51 years (mean age, 32 +/- 9.7 years) were included in the current study. All patients had clear central corneas and contact lens intolerance. Patients were excluded if any of the following criteria applied after the… CONTINUE READING