Anesthetic drops are used to numb the eye, which is held open throughout the procedure to prevent blinking.
Channels to receive the ICRS are done my means of a high precise femtosecond laser.
The implants are gently placed.
The placement of the ICRS reshape and reinforce your cornea, eliminating some or all of the irregularities caused by keratoconus in order to provide you with improved vision.
After the Procedure
Follow-up visits will be required to monitor the healing process and evaluate the visual benefits of the procedure. Even after a successful procedure, glasses or contacts still may be required to provide you with good vision.
As with any surgical procedure, some risks are involved, including infection. Some patients experience visual symptoms which include difficulty with night vision, glare, halos, blurry and fluctuating vision.
ICRS are specially designed implants, made of medical plastic, which are surgically placed under the surface of the cornea. Due to their unique patented design, they are able to remodel the architecture of the cornea re-establishing a more natural dome-like shape and improving one’s vision.