Corneal cross-linking not recommended in high-risk LASIK cases

NEW ORLEANS β€” Surgeons should not perform primary corneal cross-linking in some LASIK cases and should consider PRK in high-risk cases, a speaker told colleagues here. β€œThe risk-benefit ratio for routine collagen cross-linking in primary LASIK does not justify the routine application because we have other options such as PRK for high-risk cases,” Perry S. Binder, MD, said during Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.

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