In April of 2016 the FDA has approved  the first and only approved therapeutic treatment for progressive Keratoconus.

Corneal Cross-linking

Whats is corneal cross-linking?

Corneal cross-linking is a medical procedure that combines the use of ultra-violet (UV) light and riboflavin (vitamin B2) drops.

  • Creates a new corneal collagen cross-links
  • Results in a shortening and thickening of the collagen fribils
  • Leads to the stiffening of the cornea

 

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Call our office if you have been diagnosed with Keratoconus and would like to know if  the newly FDA approved medical treatment is right for you.

 You can also call our office to schedule an appointment for a Keratoconus evaluation.

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