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Individual Long-term Visual Stability after MyoRing Treatment of Keratoconus

Andreas Prangl-Grötzl, Armin Ettl, Robert Hörantner, Albert Daxer

Citation Information : Prangl-Grötzl A, Ettl A, Hörantner R, Daxer A. Individual Long-term Visual Stability after MyoRing Treatment of Keratoconus. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2016; 5 (2):53-56.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10025-1121

Published Online: 01-06-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).



The article aims to study the individual long-term stability of visual acuity after MyoRing treatment of keratoconus.

Materials and methods

This is a retrospective study of the individual visual acuity development for 5 years after MyoRing implantation for keratoconus.


In no single case did uncorrected and corrected distance visual acuity lose one line or more during the first 5 years after MyoRing treatment for keratoconus. Moreover, visual acuity was even further ameliorated in most of the cases until the last follow-up period of 5 years after surgery.


The results indicate that MyoRing placement inside the cornea can achieve both visual rehabilitation and stop of progression of the disease.

How to cite this article

Prangl-Grötzl A, Ettl A, Hörantner R, Daxer A. Individual Long-term Visual Stability after MyoRing Treatment of Keratoconus. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2016;5(2):53-56.

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