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Chapter-11 Keratoconus

BOOK TITLE: Corneal Topography in Clinical Practice (Pentacam System): Basics and Clinical Interpretation

Author
1. Sinjab Mazen M
ISBN
9788184486544
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10177_11
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
4
Author Affiliations
1. Medical School, Damascus University, Syria, Damascus University; Al Mouasat University Hospital, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University; Al Zahra Medical Group, Damascus, Syria; Elite Medical Center in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Damascus University; Al Mouasat University Hospital, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University; Damascus, Syria; Elite Medical Center in Riyadh, KSA, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; Dr Haifa Eye Hospital, Bahrain
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Abstract

Chapter eleven discusses keratoconus. Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory, degenerative disease that compromises the structural integrity of the collagen matrix within the corneal stroma. Keratoconus can cause mild to severe loss of vision.

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