Chapter 31

Keratoconus Disease and Three-Dimensional Simulation of the Cornea throughout the Process of Cross-Linking Treatment

H. Kaya1; A. Çavuşoğlu2; H.B. Çakmak3; B. Şen1; E. Çalık4    1 Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Department of Computer Engineering, Ankara, Turkey2 Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey3 Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Atatürk Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey4 Karabük University, School of Health Sciences, Karabük, Turkey

Abstract

Keratoconus is a corneal disease characterized by the progressive thinning and tapering of the cornea. Vision gradually decreases as the sphere-shaped cornea becomes more tapered and conical. With corneal cross-linking treatment, which increases ...

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