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Treating the cone as a hall in the optical zone of the TPRK laser guided by corneal wavefront combined with ACXL for KC (Emirates Protocol)

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First Author: S.Al Bayati UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Abstract Details

Purpose:

To assess the safety,visual and refractive outcomes of  emirates protocol.

Setting:

New Vision Eye Center Dubai -UAE

Methods:

40 yes of 40 patients aged between18and40 years with KC underwent emirates protocol. Pre & post-Op evaluations include: Refraction,UDVA ,CDVA,flat and steep K reading,  were evaluated 1,3,6, and 12 months postoperatively.

Results:

At12 months ,UDVA mean improved from(0.54 logMAR±0.27 SD)to(0.2 logMAR±0.14 SD)with P< 0.0001,CDVA mean improved from (0.8 logMAR±0.25 SD) to(0.42 logMAR±0.2 SD)with P< 0.0001, the mean Spherical equivalent (SEQ) improved from -6.77±4.25(D) to -2.77 ±3.29 D with P< 0.0001.

Conclusions:

Emirates protocol was safe and effective procedure  that regularizes the ectatic corneal surface, improving visual function of  KC.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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