Search for dissertations about: "keratoconus"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word keratoconus.

  1. 1. New methods to evaluate the effect of conventional and modified crosslinking treatment for keratoconus

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jeannette Beckman Rehnman; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Keratoconus; crosslinking; light scattering; densitometry; keratometry; hysteresis; intraocular pressure; oftalmiatrik; Ophtalmology;

    Abstract : Background: Today corneal crosslinking with ultraviolet-A photoactivation of riboflavin is an established method to halt the progression of keratoconus. In some cases, when the refractive errors are large and the visual acuity is low, conventional corneal crosslinking may not be sufficient. READ MORE

  2. 2. Laminins and alpha11 integrin in the human eye importance in development and disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Oftalmiatrik

    Author : Berit Byström; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; basement membranes; extracellular matrix; laminin; integrin; cornea; development; keratoconus; wound healing; remodeling; immunohistochemistry; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Ophtalmology Ophtalmiatrics; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Oftalmologi Oftalmiatrik;

    Abstract : The extracellular matrix (ECM) offers a protective shelter for cells and provides signaling paths important for cell to cell communication. ECM consists of basement membranes (BM) and interstitial matrix. BMs provide mechanical support for parenchymal cells, influence cell proliferation, survival, migration and differentiation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corneal transplant outcome- a Swedish register

    University dissertation from Umeå : Oftalmiatrik

    Author : Margareta Claesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Corneal transplantation; Quality register; Long term follow up; Astigmatism; Bullous keratopathy; Graft survival; Visual outcome;

    Abstract : Aim. The aim of this study was to present different aspects of the outcome after corneal transplantation based on data from the Swedish Cornea Register. Papers. The first paper describes the register and gives descriptive statistics and analysis of data from a two-year follow up, while the last paper presents data from a ten-year follow up. READ MORE