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Newly developed biomechanical index can aid in diagnosis of keratoconus

12:00 EST 11 Nov 2017 | Healio

Riccardo Vinciguerra
NEW ORLEANS β€” A newly developed combined biomechanical index, named the Corvis Biomechanical Index, is highly sensitive and specific for separating healthy and keratoconic eyes, according to a speaker here.
β€œTo our knowledge, this is the first time an index based on biomechanics has been able to produce such an efficient separation. The presence of an external validation data set confirms these findings and excludes over-fitting. These findings suggest the possibility of using biomechanics and the CBI in everyday clinical practice together, and not instead of

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