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RESEARCH ARTICLE

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: 00-08-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Purpose

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.

Results

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.

Conclusion

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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