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Replacing polymeric corneal ring segments with allogenic bandage in patient with progressing keratoconus (a clinical case study)

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Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Sheludchenko; Naim Youssef Youssef; Grigoriy Albertovich Osipyan; Khusam Khraystin; Dzhalili Rubaba Ali Kyzy;

Keratoconus is a serious problem for patients, which is accompanied by a decrease in visual functions and the progression of ectasia. The original bandage therapeutic-optical keratoplasty technique (intracorneal implantation of a wide allotransplant formed by femtolaser) allows long-term preservation of high visual function and management of keratectasia in a patient with keratoconus and corneal ectasia when routine methods (ICRS, cross-linking) are ineffective. Formation of the bandage led to improvement of visual function and cease of ectasia progression.


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Keywords: keratoconus, bandage keratoplasty, implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments, femtosecond laser, BTOK

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Pyatigorsk State Research Institute of Balneotherapeutics
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