Corneal Inlays (Synthetic Keratophakia)

  • M. Emilia Mulet
  • Jorge L Alió
  • Michael Knorz


  • The inlay implant technique is associated with specific complications; the most frequent are inlay displacements and intracorneal deposits.

  • Inlay implants correct low hyperopia with poorer results than the LASIK technique with increased ocular aberrations

  • Inlay explantations serve to eliminate complications.

  • Posterior retreatment of cases with explanted inlays is safe.


Refractive Error Corneal Opacity Corneal Stroma Corneal Edema Irregular Astigmatism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Emilia Mulet
    • 1
  • Jorge L Alió
    • 2
  • Michael Knorz
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology Miguel Hernández University, Medical SchoolVissum CorporationAlicanteSpain
  2. 2.Miguel Hernández University, Medical SchoolVissum CorporationAlicanteSpain
  3. 3.FreeVis LASIK CenterMedical Faculty Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg Femto LASIK ProfessionalMannheimGermany

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