Quo vadis older keratoconus patients? Do they die at younger ages?

@article{Mcmonnies2013QuoVO,
  title={Quo vadis older keratoconus patients? Do they die at younger ages?},
  author={Charles W. Mcmonnies},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={496-502}
}
PURPOSE To examine the validity of the observations made by specialist corneal surgeons that there seems to be an absence or loss of older patients with keratoconus (KC). METHODS Using a PubMed search and key words such as KC, epidemiology, mortality, mitral valve prolapse, atopy, and asthma, the literature related to this topic was reviewed. Specialist contact lens fitting practitioners were asked to supply age-related details of KC and nonkeratoconus patients within their practices… CONTINUE READING
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