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Wound healing and refractive changes after inverted and normal implantation of intrastromal ring segments in an experimental animal model

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First Author: L.Ibares-Fr SPAIN

Co Author(s):    C. Martinez Garc   P. Gallego   R. Cantalapiedra Rodriguez   M. Jes     

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To evaluate stromal wound healing, clinical follow-up, complications and refractive changes in an animal model after normal and inverted intrastromal ring implantation.


Cell Biology, Histology and Pharmacology Department. University of Valladolid


As an animal model we used the hen. Animals were cared for following the guidelines of the ARVO Statement for the use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research. We performed surgery for this study on 48 hens (96 eyes) and implanted one segment in each eye. The size of the segments was 150 micrometres , 90 degrees in arch and the shape was triangular (Ferrararing

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