Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus and Post Laser Ectasia
The authors discuss the use of corneal collagen crosslinking linking (CXL) as a therapeutic treatment for keratoconus and post-excimer laser ectasia. It is believed that progression of keratoconus can be stabilized by using an ultra-violet laser to excite photosensitive riboflavin diffused in the cornea, subsequently stiffening and flattening the cornea.
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