• Cryopreserved amniotic membrane enhances CXL recovery

    1 day ago - By Healio

    Corneal collagen cross-linking is a widely adopted therapy for pathologies in which strength of the cornea is compromised.
    It is best known for treating keratoconus, a disease that causes corneal thinning and distortion that can lead to vision loss, if untreated. CXL works by infusing and saturating the corneal stroma with riboflavin and using ultraviolet light to initiate a cross-linking reaction within the cornea. The process strengthens and stiffens the cornea and can slow or halt the progression of keratoconus.
    When facing a complication after CXL, it is critical to prevent further damage
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