The new mantra of keratoconic care: Diagnose early, Stop progression, Rehabilitate vision. The following case will demonstrate the ability of corneal collagen crosslinking to stop progression of keratoconus. This case shows the clinical benefits of crosslinking in a twenty-year-old (in the progressive age range) and at the same time how fast the disease can progress if left untreated.
Let’s set the scene:
A 20-year-old male presented with complaints of decreasing vision and difficulty driving at night, his right eye was worse than the left eye. He had seen multiple doctors, had multiple pairs of glasses and daily disposable soft contact lenses, all of which offered little-to-no improvement. He was determined to fix the problem once and for all and arrived for a LASIK consultation.
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