Tear Function and Ocular Surface Alterations After Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking in Progressive Keratoconus


Akcay E. K. , KILIÇARSLAN A., Uysal B. S. , Hondur G., Kosekahya P., Altinkaynak H., ...More

EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.43, no.5, pp.302-307, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/icl.0000000000000268
  • Journal Name: EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-307
  • Keywords: Accelerated corneal cross-linking, Impression cytology, Keratoconus, Tear film parameters, RIBOFLAVIN, LIMBAL, VIVO
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the alterations in the ocular surface and tear film parameters 3 months after accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking (ACXL) in progressive keratoconus (KC) patients.