Nov 18, 2014
RETIRED_PCorneal Collagen Cross-Linking
Refractive Mgmt/Intervention, Cornea/External Disease
3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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.