International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases

The IJKECD is a peer-reviewed journal covering keratoconus and other ectatic corneal diseases, including pellucid marginal degeneration, Terrien's marginal degeneration, keratoglobus and iatrogenic keratoconus. Studies dealing with epidemiology, genetics, pathology and corneal biomechanics are welcomed. The journal covers new diagnostic tools that aid in the diagnosis of keratoconus and ectatic corneal diseases, including their role in refractive surgery. The journal deals with new treatment modalities, such as collagen corneal cross-linking, intrastromal corneal rings, anterior lamellar keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty and the applications of femtosecond lasers in penetrating keratoplasty and corneal surgery. In addition, the journal covers the use of excimer laser in corneal surgery. Special interest is drawn to contact lenses and their use in keratoconus and ectatic corneal diseases.
Published byJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Year publication2012Frequency (Publish per Year)3
ISSN (print)2277-3800ISSN (online)2277-4203
Journal disciplineMedical SciencesFull text languageEnglish
Journal Website
Editor in ChiefAdel Barbara
Abbreviated NameCountryIndia
Journal is indexed byIndexCopernicus, EBSCO, Genamics Journal Seek, Google Scholar, Ulrich, ProQuest, KINDCONGRESS, KindCongress
Impact FactorDate added to KC19 Apr 2023
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