1st Edition

Keratoconus Optical and Surgical Management

Edited By Mehrdad Mohammadpour, Masoud Khorrami- Nejad Copyright 2025
    320 Pages 92 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    320 Pages 92 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This is an updated and comprehensive treatise on optical, medical and surgical management of keratoconus with an exclusive panoramic view of all existing modalities for confronting serious disabling morbidity affecting people in their youth. Early diagnosis and proper treatment can salvage vision and help patients to get back to their routines and enhance their quality of life. The contents include optical and glass prescription, and contact lens fitting, cxl alone and combined surgeries, phakic IOLs, and corneal transplantation. The illustrated and organized 360 degrees approach makes this a must-have manual for ophthalmology trainees, fellows, and professionals.

    Key Features:

    1. Focuses on optical management for Keratoconus, with the latest updates on surgical management.

    2. Covers a very interesting and relevant topic for ophthalmologists and cornea specialists, using a practical case-based format.

    3. Uses evidence-based algorithms from updated published data, and insights from experienced authors.

    1.     Keratoconus Definition, Epidemiology, and Risk Factors
    Leila Ghiasian

    2.     Keratoconus Classification
    Mohammad Ghoreishi, Alireza Eslampoor

    3.      Updates on Keratoconus Diagnosis
    Mehrdad Mohammadpour, Zahra Heidari

    4.     Role of AI in Diagnosis of Keratoconus and Post Refractive Surgery Keratectasia
    Aydano P. Machado, Renato Ambrósio Jr.

    5.     Oxidative Stress in Keratoconus
    Parisa Abdi, Mehdi Aminizadeh

    6.     Epithelial Thickness Mapping for Keratoconus Screening by VHF Digital Ultrasound or Anterior Segment OCT
    Dan Z Reinstein, Timothy J Archer

    7.     Glasses Prescription in Keratoconus
    Elham Azizi

    8.     Management of Keratoconus with Contact Lenses
    Khorrami-Nejad, Yasir Adil Shakor

    9.     Corneal Cross-Linking: Epi-off vs. Epi-on vs. Epi -Partially off Techniques
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

    10.  Conventional vs. Accelerated vs. Customized Corneal Cross-Linking
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

    11.  Corneal Cross-Linking in Special Conditions: Pediatrics, PACK CXL , PiXL and Conductive Keratoplasty
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad


    12.  Combined Corneal Cross-Linking Protocols
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad, Kiana Raeesdana

    13.  Corneal Cross-Linking at the Slit Lamp
    Farhad Hafezi, Emilio A. Torres-Netto-Mark Hillen

    14.  Corneal Cross-Linking Combined With LASIK, LASEK, PRK, PTK and SMILE Refractive Surgeries
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

    15.  Therapeutic Refractive Surgery for Regularly and Irregularly Irregular Astigmatism
    Dan Z Reinstein, Timothy J Archer

    16.  Intracorneal Ring Segments in Corneal Ectasia
    Seyed Javad Hashemian, Yasaman Hadi

    17.  Corneal Cross-Linking Combined with Intracorneal Ring Segments.
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad

    18.  Complete 360-degree Intrastromal Corneal Rings With and Without Corneal Cross-Linking in the Management of Keratoconus
    Mehrdad Mohommadpour, Masoud Khorrami-Nejad, Rua Abulhosein

    19.  Phakic IOL in Keratoconus
    Mohammadreza Sedaghat, Javad Sadeghy,

    20.  Corneal Transplantation in Keratoconus.
    Mohammad Soleimani, Ahmad Masoumi

    21.  Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Penetrating Keratoplasty in Keratoconus-
    Hassan Hashemi, Saeid Shahhosseini

    22.  Femtosecond laser-Assisted Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
    Ramin Salouti, M. Hossein Nowroozzadeh

    23.  Management of Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism
    Saeed Raeisi, Zahra Bibak Bejandi, Seyed Farzad Mohammadi

    24.   Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism Management by Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Kertotomy.
    Mohammad Naser Hashemian, Sadegh Gahfarian

    25.  Intraoperative and Postoperative Suture Related Considerations and Complications of Corneal Graft for Keratoconus (PK and DALK)
    Alireza Peyman, Asieh Aslani, Mohsen Pourazizi

    26.  Corneal Graft Rejection; Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentations, Prevention, and Management.
    Mohammad-ali Javadi,Kiana Hassanpour, Hossein Mohammad-Rabei

    27.  Ocular Surface Considerations in Corneal Transplantation in Keratoconus
    Siamak Zarei-Ghanavati,Mehrdad Motamed Shariati

    28.  Post-Keratoplasty Infectious Keratitis
    Mehrnaz Atighehchian

    29.   New International Achievements in Modern Modalities of Keratoconus Treatment
    Khosrow Jadidi, Seyed AliAsghar Mousavi

    30. New Horizon for Regenerative Medicine and Gene Therapy for Keratoconus
    Sara Taghizadeh, Seyed Farzad Mohammadi


    Professor Mehrdad Mohammadpour MD, Eye Surgeon and Cornea Specialist , Professor of Ophthalmology,Farabi Eye Hospital ,Faculty of Medicine,Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    He was graduated from Alborz College in 1989 as the first rank student  and in the same year was accepted as a medical student at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine.  In 1996, he graduated from the TUMS as an excellent student, and in 1998 he started the Cornea Fellowship and after that, he succeeded in completing the corneal subspecialty course, and since 2003, he has performed more than ten thousands of eye surgeries in the field of keratoconus cataract and Refractive surgery and Corneal Cross linking and inventor of many techniques in Combines Corneal Cross Linking and Refractive Surgeries and Intrastromal Corneal Ring implantation with long follow up and success He has published more than 100 scientific articles in the field of ophthalmology in the most prestigious ophthalmological journals. He has also trained more than 200 ophthalmologists and subspecialists as a faculty member in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He is also a reviewer of the most ophthalmology journals around the world and has given several lectures in the high level ophthalmology international congresses. He is the inventor of several new ophthalmic surgery techniques and the inventor of the first nano - ophthalmology eye drop and currently as an official scientific member of the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Farabi Hospital He teaches fellows and residents of ophthalmology. He is also have one of the highest H-index in ophthalmology articles in the world. He is also the main author of the "Diagnostics in Ocular Imaging Cornea, Retina, Glaucoma and Orbit" published by Springer and “Updates of Diagnosis and Managements for Dry Eye “Book published by TUMS publishing Group.

    Assistant Professor Masoud Khorrami-Nejad, PhD.

    He was born and raised in Tehran, Iran in 1985. After completing his BSc degree, he went on to pursue graduate studies in the field of optometry and vision science. He obtained his MSc degree and later secured the top rank in his PhD program, demonstrating his exceptional academic abilities. 

    Over the past years, he has established himself as a prolific researcher and author in ophthalmology and optometry, with over 80 papers published in reputable international journals. He has played a lead role in many of these publications, being either the first author or corresponding author in more than 70% of his papers. He has also written or edited 4 academic books, sharing his expertise with students and fellow researchers. His outstanding research contributions have been recognized through prestigious awards like the Best Published Articles Award at Iran's annual Ophthalmology Festival in 2017, 2019 and 2020.  In addition to his robust research portfolio, he is also an experienced educator. Since 2013, he has taught at various Iranian universities training over 300 optometry students. He currently holds an assistant professor position at the international campus of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. To date, he has delivered over 17 presentations at major global conferences and has served as the scientific secretary for 7 seminars. He has successfully supervised upwards of 40 Masters and PhD candidates, guiding the next generation of academics studying visual sciences.