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Another step towards cross-linking at the slit lamp

Journal of Refractive Surgery: Cross-Linking at the slit lamp and riboflavin distribution.

We are currently developing the technique of slit lamp cross-linking, one crucial step will be to determine whether riboflavin, once applied onto the cornea, remains at saturation levels during a CXL procedure when the patient is in the upright position at the slit lamp. We published an article in the April edition of the Journal of Refractive Surgery showing that riboflavin distribution remains constant over 1 hour, more than enough time to treat a patient at the slit lamp.
Read the article here.


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