Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Keratoconus: Available Treatment Options

Twinkle Choksi 
Ophthalmology, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India

Saroj Sahdev 
Department of Ophthalmology, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India

Rajendra Pawar
Department of Excellence Eye Centre, Mumbai, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.


Corresponding Author:

Twinkle Choksi
Assistant Professor MD (Ophthalmology) FICO DNB FCAS
Department of Ophthalmology
TNMC and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai India.
Email: parmar.twinkle@yahoo.com


Received: 20-JUN-2020 Accepted: 29-JUN-2020 Published Online: 12-MAR-2021
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.616

Abstract
Treatment of keratoconus has evolved substantially over years. Treatment modalities are aimed at stabilization of progressive ecstasia with least invasive approach.  Mainstay of treatment has shifted from keratoplasty – (penetrating or lamellar) to less invasive techniques like corneal collagen cross linking, intrastromal corneal ring segments and topography-guided PRK. Recently Bowman Layer Transplantation has evolved as a less invasive, promising option in patients with advanced progressive form of disease. 

Keywords :Ectasia, Collagen Cross-Linking, Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments, Bowman Layer Transplantation