Published Scientific Manuscripts on Keratoconus

Below is a list of over 50 manuscripts and books on Keratoconus and related issues written by Dr. Rabinowitz. Click the blue links below to download and read the available PDF’s.

National Eye Institute DNA Library/NEIBANK

Human Cornea (Keratoconus) cDNA Library

Scientific Manuscripts

Collagen Cross-Linking
Ophthalmology Management, 2009

Diagnosing Keratoconus in Patients at Risk

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, 2007

INTACS for Keratoconus
Current Opinion In Ophthalmology, 2007

INTACS for Keratoconus
International Ophthalmology Clinics, 2006

INTACS Inserts Using the Femtosecond Laser Compared to the Mechanical Spreader in the Treatment of Keratoconus 
Journal of Refractive Surgery, 2006

No VSX1 Gene Mutations Associated with Keratoconus
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, 2006

Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia after LASIK
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2005

Genome Linkage Scan in aMultigenerational Caucasian Pedigree Identifies a Novel Locus for Keratoconus on Chromosome 5q14.30q21.1

Genetics in Medicine, 2005

Gene Expression Profile Studies of Human Keratoconus Cornea for NEIBank: A Novel Cornea-Expressed Gene and the Absence of Transcripts for Aquaporin 5
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 2005

Longitudinal Study of the Normal Eyes in Unilateral Keratoconus Patients

Ophthalmology, 2004

Micro-thin Prescription Inserts. An Option for Keratoconus

Modern Medicine, 2004

Genetics of Keratoconus
Ophthalmology Clinic North America, 2003

Pellucid Marginal Degeneration: Spotting the Rare but Significant Hazard
for Refractive Surgeons
Refractive Eye Care, 2003

Pellucid Marginal Degeneration. An Unsuspecting Trap for the Refractive Surgeon
Refractive Eye Care,  2002

Surgical Treatment of Advanced Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Ophthalmology, 2000

Genetic Epidemiological Study of Keratoconus: Evidence for a Major Gene Determination
American Journal of Medical Genetics, 2000

Keratocyte Apoptosis Associated with Keratoconus

Experimental Eye Research, 1999

KISA% Index: A quantitative Videokeratography Algorithm Embodying Minimal Topographic Criteria for Diagnosing Keratoconus
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 1999

Inter and Intra-Observer Reliability of a Classification Scheme for
Corneal Topographic Patterns
British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1998

Accuracy of Ultrasonic Pachymetry and Videokeratography in
Detecting Keratoconus
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 1998

Keratoconus: Update and Major Review

Survey Of Ophthalmology, 1998

The Influence of Contact Lens Wear on the Topography of Keratoconus
CLAO Journal,1996

Corneal Dystrophies and Keratoconus.
Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, 1996

Tangential Vs Saggital Videokeratographs in the
'Early' Detection of Keratoconus
American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1996

Videokeratography Database of Normal Human Corneas
British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1996

Videokeratography of Keratoconus in Monozygotic Twins
Journal of Refractive Surgery, 1996

Videokeratography Indices to Aid in Screening for Keratoconus
Refractive and Corneal Surgery,1995

Corneal Topography 1994
Current Opinions in Ophthalmology Current Science,1995

Keratoconus in Photorefractive Keratectomy Candidates Detected by Computer-Assisted Videokeratography
Refractive and Corneal Surgery, 1995

Corneal Topography: Comanagement / Management of Corneal Astigmatism
Optometry Today,1994

Corneal Topography: Diagnosis and Management of Corneal Disease
Optometry Today, 1994

Detection of Keratoconus Before Refractive Surgery

Nomenclature for Keratoconus Suspects, Opinions
Refractive and Corneal Surgery, 1993

Corneal Topography (Review Article)
Current Opinions in Ophthalmology Current Science,1993

Detection of Keratoconus Before Keratorefractive Surgery
Ophthalmology, 1993

Videokeratography of the Fellow Eye in Unilateral Keratoconus
Ophthalmology, 1993

Keratoconus and Bilateral Lattice-Granular Corneal Dystrophies

Molecular Genetics in Autosomal Dominant Keratoconus

Videokeratography, Keratoconus, and Refractive Surgery Opinions
Refractive and Corneal Surgery,1992

Contact Lens Selection for Keratoconus Using a Computer-Assisted Videophotokeratoscope
CLAO J, 1991

Computer-Assisted Corneal Topography in Family Members of
Patients with Keratoconus
Archives of Ophthalmology,1990

Corneal Topography of Early Keratoconus.
American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1989

Keratoconus, Granular and Lattice Dystrophies in the Same Eye
American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1989

Computerized Corneal Topography in Keratoconus
Refractive and Corneal Surgery, 1989

Wavefront Analysis in the Early Detection of Keratoconus
Refractive and Corneal Surgery, (In Press)

Two Stage Genome Wide Linkage Analysis of Keratoconus Families
Invest Ophthalmology and Vis Sci, (In Press)

Intacs for Keratoconus
International Ophthalmology Clinics, (In Press)

Ectasia after Lasik
Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, (In Press)

A Molecular Maker for Keratoconus with Potential for Detecting
Subclinical Disease
Refractive and Corneal Surgery, (In Review)

Longitudinal Study of Familial Influences of Keratoconus
Invest Ophthalmology and Vis Sci, (In Review)


A Color Atlas of Corneal Topography: Interpreting
Rabinowitz YS,Wilson SE, Klyce SD editors Videokeratography.
Igaku-Shoin Medical Publishers
(New York -Tokyo) 1993.


Intracorneal Ring Segments and Alternative Treatments for Corneal Ectatic Diseases. Diagnosis of Keratoconus and Other Ectatic Diseases
Colin, J. Ertam, A. (Editors), Kudret Eye Hospital (Pulbisher)
Chapter 1: Pages 9 - 35, 2007

Corneal Topography and its Optics.In, Duane's
Clinical Ophthalmology. Duane T,Jaeger ED (Editors)
Volume 1;Chapter 65:pages 1-15,1996.

In, Genetic Diseases of the Eye. Traboulsi E(Editor).
Oxford University  Press. Chapter 13: 267-284

Pellucid Marginal Degeneration.
In: Current Ocular Therapy 5. Fraunfelder F(Editor)
2002 Section 20. Cornea. Pages 371-373

Corneal Topography: Corneal Curvature and Optics, Clinical Applications, and
Wavefront Analysis.
In Bennet E.S and Weissman B.A. Clinical Contact Lens Practice. Lippincot, Williams and Wilkins. Pages 215 – 232.

Ectatic Disorders of the Cornea. In
Smolin and Thoft’s The Cornea. Scientific Foundations and Clinical Practice.
Fourth Edition. Foster C.S., Azar D.T. and Dohlman
C.H.(Editors) Lippincot Williams and Wilkins Pages 889-911.

Definition, Etiology, and Diagnosis of Keratoconus. In Treating Irregular Astigmatism and Keratoconus. Alio J.L. and Belda J.I. (Editors).
Highlights of Ophthalmology. Pages 241-260.

Corneal Topography and Wavefront Analysis. Optics and Clinical applications. Clinical  
Ophthalmology. Duane T,Jaeger E(Editors) 2006(In Press)

Pellucid Marginal Degeneration. In: Current Ocular Therapy 9
Fraunfelder F(Editor) 6 Section 20