Corneal Cross-Linking

Ophthalmologist & LASIK Surgeon Serving Lombard, Naperville, Downers Grove & Nearby Chicago, IL

Posted: September 19, 2018
Traditionally, Intacs® corneal implants have been the most common treatment used to improve vision for individuals with keratoconus. However, the FDA approved a new treatment in 2016 called corneal cross linking. This minimally invasive procedure provides an excellent alternative to Intacs and can… Read Full Post
Posted: June 01, 2017
Corneal cross-linking (CXL) strengthens the tissue holding your cornea together which may have weakened due to keratoconus. Keratoconus causes the circular nerve connected to your cornea to thin and deteriorate, leading to a cone-like bulge in the eye and distorted vision over time. This eye… Read Full Post