Cross-Linking Using Excimer Laser Delivers Better Results Than Mechanical Debridement

September 27, 2012

Ophthalmology: Collagen cross-linking has been shown to improve corneal curvature in diseases like keratoconus. The epithelium often is removed first, and researchers have shown that using the excimer laser to do this is better than mechanical debridement, with better astigmatism using the former.

 

 

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