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Scleral lens to rescue corneal surgery failure

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First Author: M.MEKKI ALGERIA

Co Author(s):    R. Belaoudmou   M. Mokhtari           

Abstract Details



Purpose:

To determine the efficiency, the ease and the safety of scleral lens after failure of corneal reshaping surgery procedure.

Setting:

Ibn Al Haythem Center, Algiers

Methods:

10 eyes with post Lasik ectasia, 10 eyes with failure of intracorneal ring segment implantation, 30 eyes with very irregular corneal graft, 2 eyes with an irregular PKR and 2 eyes with very irregular cornea after radial keratotomy, were fitted with scleral lens (Misa* lens from Microlens, the Netherlands).

Results:

Mean LogMAR VA was 0.05, The first fit was successful in 80% of cases and no severe complications seen during follow up.

Conclusions:

Scleral lens fitting is an attractive solution to correct irregular cornea after failure of reshaping surgery procedure. FINANCIAL INTEREST: One of more of the authors... gains financially from product or procedure presented

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