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REVIEW ARTICLE

Corneal Intrastromal Implantation Surgery by means of MyoRing Corneal Implant for the Treatment of Keratoconus: A Review

Francisco Arnalich, Albert Daxer, Matthias Macsek, Johannes Steinberg, Stephan Linke, Marco Alberti

Keywords : Intracorneal ring, Keratoconus, MyoRing.,Cornea

Citation Information : Arnalich F, Daxer A, Macsek M, Steinberg J, Linke S, Alberti M. Corneal Intrastromal Implantation Surgery by means of MyoRing Corneal Implant for the Treatment of Keratoconus: A Review. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2018; 7 (1):50-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10025-1159

License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Published Online: 00-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

This review provides information about MyoRing treatment of keratoconus (KC). MyoRing is a complete ring implant that is inserted into the cornea via a narrow lamellar entrance between two corneal layers at 300 μm depth beneath the corneal surface. Since MyoRing is a complete ring it can achieve both visual rehabilitation and stop of progression. The procedure is very safe and effective and lasts only 10 to 15 minutes. It is performed under topical anesthesia and is intra- as well as postoperatively free of pain. Complications are extremely rare.


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