Cross-linking is a surgical procedure used to repair a weakened or warped cornea. Collagen, an important substance that holds the cornea together, can be harmed by disease or surgery. The cornea is strengthened and reinforced by "cross-linking" new collagen fibers together.
Cross-linking has been approved for use in people who have:
Corneal bulging (ectacia) after Lasik Surgery
During the first week of healing, it is critical that you DO NOT:
rub or touch your eyes
get water in your eyes
wear eye makeup
engage in strenuous exercise
be in smoky or dusty environments
At Modern Eyecare, we provide the highest quality eye care to all our patients. Schedule your appointment today.
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