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Treatment Approaches for Keratoconus

  Channels: Cataract Surgery, Cornea | Posted 8/25/2016

Michael Mrochen, PhD, and A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, sit down with Allon Barsam, MB, BS, MA, FRCOphth, to discuss corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) and other treatments for keratoconus. Dr. Mrochen says that, while CXL is effective at halting the progression of keratoconus, visual rehabilitation techniques are required for patients with a more advanced form of the disease. Dr. Kanellopoulos comments on the long-term stability of a number of surgical and nonsurgical keratoconus treatment approaches.

Cornea • Corneal Collagen Crosslinking, CXL • Keratoconus


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