Corneal implant made for severe keratoconus

March 1, 2007

Des Plaines, IL-Addition Technology Inc. has completed the first worldwide shipment of its corneal implant (Intacs SK) for patients with severe keratoconus.

Des Plaines, IL-Addition Technology Inc. has completed the first worldwide shipment of its corneal implant (Intacs SK) for patients with severe keratoconus.

The implant is available in two sizes: 0.400 and 0.450 mm. A new supplemental instrument set is available for use with the product. The device is designed for patients whose disease has become severe, and it may offset end-stage cornea transplants.