Feb 26, 2018
Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Refractive Mgmt/Intervention, Cornea/External Disease
Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) uses UV light and a photosensitizer to strengthen chemical bonds in the cornea and halt the progression of ectasia. This learning plan reviews the CXL technique and its variations, as well as clinical guidelines for its current and future use.