Study: Accelerated cross-linking procedure safe

NEW ORLEANS — One-year results of accelerated corneal cross-linking in keratoconus patients determined the procedure to be safe, according to a poster presentation here at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. “Accelerated corneal cross-linking appears to be a safe procedure, according to the [keratometry] values decreasing, no harmful damage to the endothelium and increases in visual acuity,” the study authors said in the poster.

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