By Roberto Pinelli, Antonio Leccisotti
A workforce of remarkable surgeons from around the globe who've made contemporary significant advances within the administration and therapy of Keratoconus, have shared their precious reviews during this booklet. every one of them is a superb scientific author to boot; the standard which isn't typically came across. contains most recent innovations that have been expressly ideated to reinforce or to interchange a weakened corneal stroma. Collagen cross-linking may possibly end up to be very potent within the administration of Ectasia.
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Keratoconus Surgery and Cross-linking by Roberto Pinelli, Antonio Leccisotti