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Keratoconus. Optical and Surgical Management

ISBN: 9781032443232
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This is an updated and comprehensive treatise on optical, medical and surgical management of keratoconus with an exclusive panoramic view of all existing modalities for confronting serious disabling morbidity affecting people in their youth. Early diagnosis and proper treatment can salvage vision and help patients to get back to their routines and enhance their quality of life. The contents include optical and glass prescription, and contact lens fitting, cxl alone and combined surgeries, phakic IOLs, and corneal transplantation. The illustrated and organized 360 degrees approach makes this a must-have manual for ophthalmology trainees, fellows, and professionals.

Key Features:

1. Focuses on optical management for Keratoconus, with the latest updates on surgical management.

2. Covers a very interesting and relevant topic for ophthalmologists and cornea specialists, using a practical case-based format.

3. Uses evidence-based algorithms from updated published data, and insights from experienced authors.


1.     Keratoconus Definition, Epidemiology, and Risk Factors
Leila Ghiasian

2.     Keratoconus Classification
Mohammad Ghoreishi, Alireza Eslampoor

3.      Updates on Keratoconus Diagnosis
Mehrdad Mohammadpour, Zahra Heidari

4.     Role of AI in Diagnosis of Keratoconus and Post Refractive Surgery Keratectasia
Aydano P. Machado, Renato Ambrósio Jr.

5.     Oxidative Stress in Keratoconus
Parisa Abdi, Mehdi Aminizadeh

6.     Epithelial Thickness Mapping for Keratoconus Screening by VHF Digital Ultrasound or Anterior Segment OCT
Dan Z Reinstein, Timothy J Archer

7.     Glasses Prescription in Keratoconus
Elham Azizi

8.     Management of Keratoconus with Contact Lenses
Khorrami-Nejad, Yasir Adil Shakor

9.     Corneal Cross-Linking: Epi-off vs. Epi-on vs. Epi -Partially off Techniques
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

10.  Conventional vs. Accelerated vs. Customized Corneal Cross-Linking
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

11.  Corneal Cross-Linking in Special Conditions: Pediatrics, PACK CXL , PiXL and Conductive Keratoplasty
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad


12.  Combined Corneal Cross-Linking Protocols
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad, Kiana Raeesdana

13.  Corneal Cross-Linking at the Slit Lamp
Farhad Hafezi, Emilio A. Torres-Netto-Mark Hillen

14.  Corneal Cross-Linking Combined With LASIK, LASEK, PRK, PTK and SMILE Refractive Surgeries
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

15.  Therapeutic Refractive Surgery for Regularly and Irregularly Irregular Astigmatism
Dan Z Reinstein, Timothy J Archer

16.  Intracorneal Ring Segments in Corneal Ectasia
Seyed Javad Hashemian, Yasaman Hadi

17.  Corneal Cross-Linking Combined with Intracorneal Ring Segments.
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

18.  Complete 360-degree Intrastromal Corneal Rings With and Without Corneal Cross-Linking in the Management of Keratoconus
Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad, Rua Abulhosein

19.  Phakic IOL in Keratoconus
Mohammadreza Sedaghat, Javad Sadeghy,

20.  Corneal Transplantation in Keratoconus.
Mohammad Soleimani, Ahmad Masoumi

21.  Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Penetrating Keratoplasty in Keratoconus-
Hassan Hashemi, Saeid Shahhosseini

22.  Femtosecond laser-Assisted Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
Ramin Salouti, M. Hossein Nowroozzadeh

23.  Management of Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism
Saeed Raeisi, Zahra Bibak Bejandi, Seyed Farzad Mohammadi

24.   Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism Management by Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Kertotomy.
Mohammad Naser Hashemian, Sadegh Gahfarian

25.  Intraoperative and Postoperative Suture Related Considerations and Complications of Corneal Graft for Keratoconus (PK and DALK)
Alireza Peyman, Asieh Aslani, Mohsen Pourazizi

26.  Corneal Graft Rejection; Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentations, Prevention, and Management.
Mohammad-ali Javadi,Kiana Hassanpour, Hossein Mohammad-Rabei

27.  Ocular Surface Considerations in Corneal Transplantation in Keratoconus
Siamak Zarei-Ghanavati,Mehrdad Motamed Shariati

28.  Post-Keratoplasty Infectious Keratitis
Mehrnaz Atighehchian

29.   New International Achievements in Modern Modalities of Keratoconus Treatment
Khosrow Jadidi, Seyed AliAsghar Mousavi

30. New Horizon for Regenerative Medicine and Gene Therapy for Keratoconus
Sara Taghizadeh, Seyed Farzad Mohammadi