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Keratoconus

What To Expect When Healing From CXL

Monday, September 4th, 2017

CXL, also known as corneal collagen cross-linking, is an eye procedure used to slow down or stop the progression of keratoconus. In doing so, the procedure preserves current vision levels and also prevents the condition from getting any worse. It does this by strengthening the cornea. This relatively quick procedure involves the use of UV...  read more

What Is Keratoconus?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped window that lies at the front of the eye, focusing light. Because the cornea is dome-shaped, it allows light to focus as it enters the eye. When the cornea changes shape, the rays of light will be out of focus and vision will be distorted and blurry. This is...  read more

Collagen Cross Linking for Keratoconus

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Dr. Nicholas Skouras is dedicated to staying abreast of advancements in his field. One such advancement is collagen cross linking, a sophisticated technique for the treatment of keratoconus. Let’s take a look at what keratoconus is and how cross linking can help. What Is Keratoconus? Your eye has a transparent window on the front of...  read more