New Perspectives In Keratocone Surgery, with Nicolas Pereira

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In the past century, penetrating corneal transplantation was the surgical treatment of choice for patients with keratoconus who had low visual acuity with glasses and poor adaptation to contact lenses. There are currently intra-corneal ring segments that can be implanted to remodel the cornea and improve vision, in addition to deep anterior lamellar transplantation as less invasive surgical alternatives for visual rehabilitation.

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