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Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface, Practice Management

The (Un)usual Suspects

In the past seven or eight years, I have treated more than 1,000 eyes with corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL), first as part of the CXL-USA study and later with the Avedro KXL system. The majority of these cases have been typical patients with progressive keratoconus – older teens and adults in their 20s and 30s — but it is worth discussing how to address less common CXL cases that surgeons may encounter.

With any patient with learning difficulties, we schedule an extra session with the patient and a parent or caregiver.

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Audrey R. Talley Rostov

Partner at Northwest Eye Surgeons in Seattle, USA, and serves as a Board Director for SightLife.

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