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Can Cross-Linking (CXL) treat Terrien’s Marginal Degeneration (TMD)?

What is Terrien's Marginal Degeneration?Surprisingly little is known about what causes Terrien’s marginal degeneration (TMD). We do know that: it’s ...

Cross-Linking in the USA – Part 4: The Future

PACK-CXL The process of cross-linking the cornea involves two important antimicrobial actions. The first is a direct, pathogen killing effect: ...

Cross-Linking in the USA – Part 2: Best Practice

Follow best-practice Anaesthesia Topical, usually with tetracaine or proparacaine, although children and non-cooperative patients may require alternative forms of anaesthesia ...

Cross-Linking in the USA – Part 1: Patient and Riboflavin Selection

Cross-Linking in the USA Corneal cross-linking (CXL) in the USA is a relatively recent phenomenon, although it’s a technique that ...

Fixing your SMILE: how do you reoperate, and what are the consequences for corneal strength?

Other vision healthcare professionals regularly refer patients to ELZA who have “challenging corneas”; many are those whose original laser refractive ...

Children: to cross-link or not to cross-link?

Children: to cross-link or not to cross-link? If a person is going to develop keratoconus, that person is more likely to ...

SmILE biomechanically more solid than flap-based laser surgery

SmILE provides a biomechanically more solid residual cornea than flap-based approaches. SmILE more solid than flap-based refractive laser surgery: this ...
Algorithm predicts CXL effect

A new algorithm to predict the Cross-Linking effect

New algorithm predicts CXL effect and might help to treat keratoconus corneas thinner than 400 µm. Algorithm predicts CXL effect: ...
Journal of Refractive Surgery April 2017 Cross-Linking at the slit lamp

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 ...
Veterinary Ophthalmology Journal

New insights on the penetration depth of cross-linking

Penetration depth of Cross-Linking is species-dependent. In this scientific article, we supported the research of our partner group around Prof ...

The effect of repeated Corneal Cross-Linking

Repeated Corneal Cross-Linking under laboratory conditions does not increase biomechanics. In this scientific article from our basic research group, which ...

2nd edition of the textbook “Corneal Cross-Linking” available at ASCRS 2017

Our Textbook on Corneal Cross-Linking available at ASCRS Los Angeles May 2017. We are proud to announce that the completely ...
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