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The evaluation of intrastromal corneal MyoRing implantation in keratoconus treatment

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First Author: E.Usubov RUSSIA

Co Author(s):    M. Bikbov   E. Usubov   G. Bikbova        

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To evaluate functional results of MyoRing implantation for keratoconus.


Ufa Eye Research Institute, Ufa, Russia.


The corneal MyoRing implantation was performed in 54 patients (58 eyes) with progressive keratoconus. MyoRings were implanted using a Pocketmaker microkeratome. Uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA), corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA), spherical equivalent (SE) and mean keratometry value was assessed. The mean follow-up was 37,5±1,7 months.


UDVA increased from 0,11±0,02 to 0,47±0,05, immediately after the operation and remain stable the follow-up period. CDVA changed from 0,34±0,05 to 0,6±0,2 after the surgery. The mean K value decreased from 49,70±1,05 D to 39,95±0,77 1 month after operation, and remain stable. The corneal astigmatism decreased from 4,94±0,7 D to 2,66±0,33 D 12 months after surgery.SE decreased from 8,36±0,8 to 2,37 D±0,68 D.


Intrastromal corneal MyoRings is effective method for keratoconus treatment, which allows to correct the keratoconus followed ametropia and gives stable results. FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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