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Management of Keratoconus
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To report clinical experience and the comparative value of axial and instantaneous topography data in fitting Rose-K design contact lenses in moderate and severe keratoconus. Materials and Methods: Thirty-eight eyes (of 23 patients) with keratoconus were fitted with Rose-K design contact lenses and followed up for at least six months or more. Visual acuity with habitual vision correction available was measured. Axial and instantaneous topography maps for each eye were recorded. Contact lens wear comfort was graded on a ten point rating scale every three months. Results: Fourteen (100%) moderate keratoconus eyes (average Sim K ...
hen Steve Holcomb came hurtling down the Olympic track piloting his four-man bobsled the “Night-Train,” to its historic gold-medal victory, there was at least parenthetically a fifth man aboard—Brian S. Boxer Wachler, M.D., director, Boxer Wachler Vision Institute, Los Angeles, who helped to save the Olympian’s sight with his ground-breaking C3-R keratoconus procedure. This remarkable Olympic moment not only ended a 62-year draught for the U.S. Olympic bobsled team but was the fairytale ending that just a few years earlier seemed an impossible dream. Forced to retire Read More