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Ophthalmic procedures, a comparison of techniques and equipment used for implantation of intra corneal rings
COMPARISON OF SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR IMPLANTATION OF INTRA CORNEAL RINGS
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COMPARISON CHART OF SURGICAL TECHNIQUES USED FOR IMPLANTATION  
OF INTRA CORNEAL RINGS
TECHNIQUE / EQUIPMENT
INFORMATION

PREDICTABILITY

TECHNIQUE TYPE

CORNEAL TRAUMA

RISK CORNEA PERFORATION

TUNNEL UNIFORMITY

INDICATIONS



SURGICAL DIFFICULTY

NYSTAGMUS INDICATION

SURGICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

RESULTS DEPENDING
ON SURGEON

NEED PATIENT COOPERATION

CORRECTION LEVEL


EASE TO IMPLANT RINGS

PRICE



STROMAL DEPTH ( % )

PORTABILITY

INDICATIONS IN CORNEAL
ELASTICITY

SURGICAL TIME

CORNEAL INFLAMMATION

RING SYMMETRY

EXTRUSION RISK

VACUUM CONTROLLED

INEXPERIENCED SURGEONS
OPERATE LIKE A PRO

EASE ON THE TECHNIQUE

SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS

PATIENT SATISFACTION
VEJARANO
Delaminator
System


HIGH

WET

LOW

LOW

HIGH

All cases
High Keratometry
and thin cornea

LOW

INDICATED

NO

NO


NO

VERY HIGH
until 15 diopters

VERY EASY

USD. 9,000.00
Incl. 30 ICRs
free at charge

90%

YES

YES


5 Minutes

LOW

HIGH

LOW

YES

YES


VERY EASY

VERY LOW

VERY HIGH
INTACs



HIGH

WET

LOW

LOW

HIGH

Low Keratometry
and
thick cornea

LOW

INDICATED

YES

NO


NO

LOW


EASY

USD. 20,000.00



75%

YES

YES


10 Minutes

MODERATE

HIGH

MODERATE

YES

MODERATE


EASY

LOW

MODERATE
MANUAL
FERRARA
rings

MODERATE

DRY

HIGH

HIGH

LOW

Low Keratometry
and
thick cornea

HIGH

NOT INDICATED

YES

YES


YES

MODERATE


DIFFICULT

USD. 6,000.00



75%

YES

NO


15 Minutes

HIGH

LOW

HIGH

NO

NO


DIFFICULT

HIGH

MODERATE
FEMTOSECOND



HIGH

DRY

LOW

LOW

HIGH

All cases
High Keratometry
and thin cornea

LOW

NOT INDICATED

YES

NO


NO

HIGH


DIFFICULT

USD. 400,000.00



75%

NO

YES


12 Minutes

MODERATE

HIGH

LOW

NO

NO


EASY

LOW

HIGH
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