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The Longevity of CXL in Young Patients

  Channels: Cornea | Posted 10/8/2017

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, comments on the effect of corneal crosslinking (CXL) in children and adolescents with keratoconus. Dr. Hafezi describes different discrepancies between study outcomes regarding the longevity of CXL’s beneficial effects. He also shares findings from a meta-analysis showing that 22% of young patients with keratoconus had reactivation of the disease 5 years after CXL.

Corneal Collagen Crosslinking, CXL • Keratoconus


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