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Monday, April 15, 2013

USING SIMULTANEOUS CORNEAL CROSS-LINKING TO PREVENT REGRESSION IN HYPEROPIC LASIK PATIENTS

This report in Clinical Ophthalmology studied the effectiveness of simultaneous cross-linking during hyperopic LASIK to prevent regression.  It concludes:

Simultaneous LASIK and CXL for hyperopia is safe. Outcomes of the small cohort suggest that this technique may be promising for ameliorating hyperopic regression, presumed to be biomechanical in origin, and may also address ectasia risk.

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