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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Relevance of a New Integral Keratoconus Grading System for the Outcomes of Intracorneal Ring Segment Implantation

Neus Burguera-Gimenez

Citation Information : Burguera-Gimenez N. Relevance of a New Integral Keratoconus Grading System for the Outcomes of Intracorneal Ring Segment Implantation. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2012; 1 (2):79-86.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10025-1016

Published Online: 00-08-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Purpose

To report a new grading system of Keratoconus according to visual limitation and to provide the intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS) outcomes that can be expected based on preoperative visual impairment.

How to cite this article

Alio JL, Burguera-Gimenez N, Vega- Estrada A. Relevance of a New Integral Keratoconus Grading System for the Outcomes of Intracorneal Ring Segment Implantation. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2012;1(2):79-86.


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