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CORNEAL ECTASIA

Progressive corneal thinning and steepening, with loss of uncorrected and, often, best spectacle corrected visual acuity.

KERATOCONUS

Progressive, most common ectatic corneal disease caused due to an imbalance of enzymes within the cornea.

POST-LASIK ECTASIA

Condition similar to keratoconus where the cornea starts to bulge forwards at a variable time after LASIK eye surgery

Most effective for treatment corneal ectatic disorders.

CrossLinking (CXL) is used to increase the rigidity of the cornea by inducing additional cross-links within or between collagen fibers using UV-A light and a photomediator, riboflavin, with the goal of slowing, possibly stabilizing, and even perhaps reversing, the progression of corneal ectasia in patients with keratoconus.

Providers

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  • Northwest Eye

    Twin Cities, MN

    The doctors, surgeons and eye care professionals of Northwest Eye don’t focus solely on treating eye ailments. It’s not enough to help you see better – their goal is to help you better understand your eye health and Be Eye Wise.

  • Park Avenue LASEK

    New York

    We want to treat people who can’t get LASIK, people with high prescriptions and thin corneas, high or irregular astigmatism, people with dry eyes, people who are concerned about night glare or halos.

  • North Suburban Eye Specialists

    Coon Rapids, MN

    At North Suburban Eye Specialists, we have built our reputation upon exceptional patient care for the last thirty years. We believe that great medical care depends not only on using the best technology but also on building strong patient relationships.

  • Georgia Eye Partners

    Atlanta, GA

    We are a group practice of ophthalmologists dedicated to providing our patients the highest quality of medical and surgical eye care to Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. Our services range from annual eye exams to complex specialty surgical care, and we accept a wide range of insurance plans.

  • Center For Sight

    Sarasota, FL

    Our mission is to bring clear vision to life through caring and trusting relationships and the unending pursuit of excellence. At Center For Sight, we strive to provide you with an opportunity to experience a more rewarding and enjoyable life and consider it an honor to be entrusted with your care.

  • Newsom Eye

    Tampa, FL

    Newsom Eye aims to become your vision partner for life, with consistent and personalized care for you and your family members. The goal is healthy vision and total vision care not just today, but for the rest of your life. Newsom Eye can improve your vision and make the future bright!

  • Sunalp Laser Vision

    Tulare, CA

    Dr. Sunalp has provided state of the art ophthalmologic services in the San Joaquin valley for the last 30 years. Services are provided through three offices, each staffed with multilingual, trained and certified personnel. All are committed to providing high quality, patient centered care.

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