Collagen Crosslinking for Corneal Infection

by | July 2012

Collagen crosslinking (CXL) using riboflavin and UVA light can strengthen the corneas of patients with ectatic disorders. The application of riboflavin and UVA light is also known to inactivate microbial pathogens, suggesting that it may be an effective tool for treating infectious keratitis. Riboflavin- and UVA light-mediated collagen crosslinking is demonstrating safety and efficacy in [...]

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