2001, Number 4
Rev Hosp M Gea Glz 2001; 4 (4)
Aguilar MG, Castillo NF, de la Fuente TMA
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ABSTRACTThe keratoconus is included within the degenerative corneal alterations that produce a deformation of progressive thinning. This alteration is of central or paracentral predominance and the cornea tends to form a conical shape, it is usually hereditary origin. Topography has made early detection possible. Treatment which begins with the surgical procedure of penetrating keratoplasty.