• Feb 26, 2018

    Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Refractive Mgmt/Intervention, Cornea/External Disease
    Learning Plan CME
    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.