Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Ectasia after LASIK and Photorefractive Keratectomy: Long-Term Results – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To report the long-term results of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in ectasia after LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). Design: Retrospective, interventional cases series. Participants: Twenty-six eyes of 26 patients (18 male, 8 female) with postoperative ectasia after LASIK (23 eyes) and PRK (3 eyes) were included with a mean age of 35±9 years at the time of treatment and a mean follow-up of 25 months (range, 12–62 months). Methods: All consecutive patients treated with CXL for progressive ectasia after LASIK or PRK at the Institute for Refractive and Ophthalmic Surgery, Zurich, Switzerland between 2004 and 2010 were included. Main (Read more...)

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