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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24763473/keratoconus-management-long-term-stability-of-topography-guided-normalization-combined-with-high-fluence-cxl-stabilization-the-athens-protocol
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Anastasios John Kanellopoulos, George Asimellis
PURPOSE: To investigate refractive, topometric, pachymetric, and visual rehabilitation changes induced by anterior surface normalization for keratoconus by partial topography-guided excimer laser ablation in conjunction with accelerated, high-fluence cross-linking. METHODS: Two hundred thirty-one keratoconic cases subjected to the Athens Protocol procedure were studied for visual acuity, keratometry, pachymetry, and anterior surface irregularity indices up to 3 years postoperatively by Scheimpflug imaging (Oculus Optikgeräte GmbH, Wetzlar, Germany)...
February 2014: Journal of Refractive Surgery
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