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Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates

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Keratoconus treatment Boston, MA

Category: Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Keratoconus treatment Boston, MA

Corneal Crosslinking May Restore Your Quality of Life with Keratoconus

Keratoconus impacts about one in a thousand people, worsening their vision over time. The younger you are when you develop this corneal condition, the quicker it will progress, which is why early diagnosis and treatment are critical. More than a decade of research shows corneal collagen cross-linking can slow the progression of keratoconus and improve… Read the full article

Corneal Crosslinking Questions

Dr. Kornmehl Answers Your Corneal Crosslinking Questions

Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disease affecting the cornea, or clear covering of the eye. It causes the cornea to bulge out and assume an irregular, cone-like configuration. The change in shape interferes with the eye’s ability to focus properly. Historically, eye doctors treated the visual effects of keratoconus with glasses or specialty contact lenses…. Read the full article

What Can I Expect from Corneal Crosslinking Treatment?

Corneal crosslinking is an exciting treatment that slows the progression of mild keratoconus. The combination of riboflavin and ultraviolet light has been shown to strengthen the collagen fibers in the cornea to help preserve its round shape and prevent loss of vision. Here, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl of Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates, a top laser eye surgeon in Boston… Read the full article

Our Newest Service: Corneal Collagan Crosslinking

Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates added a new procedure, Collagen Crosslinking (CXL). This procedure strengthens and stiffens the cornea and prevents further thinning and distortion in Keratoconus (KC) and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration. The goal of Collagen Crosslinking is not improvement in visual acuity, but preventing progression of the disease and further loss of vision. Collagen Crosslinking… Read the full article