What Are Complications of Using Riboflavin–UV-A Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking to Treat Keratoconus?

March 15, 2011

The March 2011 issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology reports on research investigating complications from using riboflavin–UV-A corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) to treat keratoconus.

Prior research has identified stromal haze formation and permanent stromal haze as complications of CXL (albeit the cases involved relatively mild haze and eyes with advanced keratoconus).

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3 Responses to “What Are Complications of Using Riboflavin–UV-A Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking to Treat Keratoconus?”

  • ari

    it strengthens the cornea and can minimize progression or even improve its shape.

  • Delores Underwood

    Interesting Information. Do you know the advantages of doing this surgery?

  • Keratoconus Treatment

    Wow thanks for this information I am about to get a keratoconus treatment done and now will be looking into it more after reading this. Thanks!

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