Keratoconus

Known as: Conical cornea, Keratoconus [Disease/Finding], Bulging cornea 
A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion of the cornea, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Despite extensive knowledge regarding the diagnosis and management of keratoconus and ectatic corneal diseases, many… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To prove the long-term dampening effect of riboflavin- and ultraviolet-A-induced collagen crosslinking on progressive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Keratoconus is a naturally occurring ectatic corneal disorder in which the cornea progressively thins and steepens to produce… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To map the collagen orientation and relative distribution of collagen fibrillar mass in keratoconus corneal buttons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE In animal eyes, a significant increase in corneal biomechanical stiffness has been found after collagen crosslinking by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND We were able to show a significant increase in corneal stiffness of rabbit and porcine eyes after combined riboflavin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate the potential of intrastromal corneal ring technology (Intacs, KeraVision) to correct keratoconus without… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To describe the baseline findings in patients enrolled in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE Although visual inspection of corneal topography maps by trained experts can be powerful, this method is inherently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
From 1935 through 1982, keratoconus was newly diagnosed in a total of 64 residents (35 males and 29 females) of Olmsted County… (More)
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