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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
PURPOSE Different implant-abutment connections are available and it has been claimed they could have an effect on marginal bone… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
We discuss new approaches to the early detection of keratoconus and recent investigations regarding the nature of its… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND/AIMS The primary goal of this study was to determine if atopy is a risk factor for keratoconus. Other potential risk… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The uniaxial tensile strength was determined for six keratoconus and seven normal corneas. Strip specimens were stretched at a… Expand
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