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A study of the effect of cross-linking (CCL) in different ages groups on preventing keratoconous development and decreasing blindness at a global level

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First Author: M.Zeinolabedin Moshref IRAN

Co Author(s):    H. Zeinolabedin Moshref   H. Moshref   F. Nader Tubeni        

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Purpose:

CCL to what extent will decrease keratoconous development in different ages.

Setting:

CCL to what extent will decrease keratoconous development in different ages.

Methods:

There are 4 groups in this reseach in which there are 15 patients. These groups are as follows: group A people below 10 (age) , group B between 10 and 20 (age) , group C between 20 and 30 (age) , and group D over 30 (age). Variables which are regarded in this research are ; a) Age and b) Decreasing of keratoconous development process.

Results:

We can conclude that CCL will bring wonderful results in groups A,B, and C or in other words in groups below 30 (age) in preventing of Keratoconous development. But , there in no remarkable results in preventing of keratoconous process in above 30 (age) i.e. group D.

Conclusions:

There have been wonderful results in patients below 30 (age) in preventing of Keratoconous development , but there haven't been remarkable results in patients over 30.(age) FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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