Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus
Keratoconus causes progressive cornea deformation sentencing young patients to lifelong dependence on hard-to-tolerate contact lenses or worse, cornea transplantation.
A breakthrough treatment arrives
A new treatment, cornea collagen crosslinking, has transformed the prognosis of keratoconus
Cornea collagen crosslinking works best when done early
Eyesite surgeon Dr Simon Levy was one of the first cornea specialists in the UK to perform cornea collagen crosslinking
Crosslinking treatment of progressive keratoconus: new hope
Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2006 vol 17/4(356-60). Wollensak G
5-year results of the Dresden clinical study showed that in all 60 treated eyes the progression of keratoconus was stopped.