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Intrastromal Corneal Rings

Intrastromal Corneal Rings are custom made plastic ring segments that are inserted into a specially made channel in the cornea created by a femtosecond laser, and they act to flatten the cornea into a more normal shape. This usually reduces dependence on contact lenses.  They may be used in conjunction with crosslinking but are also often performed as a standalone procedure, depending on the individual clinical scenario. This keratoconus treatment procedure is typically largely pain free and is done using anaesthetic drops.

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  • Westcliff on Sea
  • 15-17 Fairfax Drive
  • Westcliff on Sea, Essex
  • SS0 9AG
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