Accelerated cross-linking with LASIK proves successful at stabilizing refractive outcomes in patients
Lim Li | | Quick Read
Simultaneous accelerated CXL with LASIK (LASIK Xtra or LASIK Plus) is a procedure that I offer to patients who are suitable candidates for LASIK and have high myopia (>-8D) or hyperopia. It is important for me to note that, in my clinic, it is performed in normal eyes – not those with unusual topography or patients considered to be at higher risk for ectasia. Some authors have previously proposed that CXL be combined with LASIK in eyes with an Ectasia Risk Score System (ERSS, based on Randleman criteria) score of 2 or 3 only (1).
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