Corneal Cross-Linking for Progressive Keratoconus in Children: Our Experience

  title={Corneal Cross-Linking for Progressive Keratoconus in Children: Our Experience},
  author={Erez Bakshi and Yaniv Barkana and Yakov Goldich and Isaac Avni and David Zadok and Adel Barbara},
Purpose: To assess the effect of corneal cross-linking on progressive keratoconus in children. Method: In this retrospective study we enrolled nine eyes of nine consecutive children aged 11 to 17 years old who underwent corneal riboflavin-UVA induced cross-linking for progressive keratoconus at the Department of Ophthalmology at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. They were followed for 6 to 24 months (average 16 ± 8.1 months). Evaluated parameters were uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA), best… 

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