Cross-linking shows early, transient results in children

NEW ORLEANS — Corneal cross-linking yielded early changes in children, but the changes were shorter lived than in adults, according to a study presented here.“On one hand, cross-linking seems to be efficient in pediatric and adolescent patients, but we have to pay particular attention to year 3 of the long-term follow-up,” Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, said during the Journal of Refractive Surgery’s Hot, Hotter and Hottest: Late Breaking News session on Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.Cross-linking should be performed in children and adolescents without (Read more...)

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