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Keratoconus - Cornea Collagen Cross Linking with
 
Another treatment offered by Dr. Vinay Agrawal for keratoconus is Corneal Collagen Crosslinking with Riboflavin (CCCL), that has been proven to strengthen the weak corneal structure. This method works by increasing collagen crosslinking, which are the natural "anchors" within the cornea. These anchors are responsible for preventing the cornea from bulging out and becoming steep and irregular, consequence of advanced keratoconus.

Cross-Linking

Clear Vision Eye Center performs cross-linking (C3-R® or corneal collagen cross-linking riboflavin) for patients with keratoconus. Dr. Vinay Agrawal was one of the first doctors in India to use cross-linking treatments for keratoconus.

What is Cross-linking?

Corneal Collagen Cross-linking is a proven, non-invasive procedure that strengthens the weak corneal structure in keratoconus. This method works by increasing collagen cross-linking, which are the natural "anchors" within the cornea. These anchors are responsible for preventing the cornea from bulging out and becoming steep and irregular (which is the cause of keratoconus).

The Cross-linking procedure

Dr. Vinay Agrawal performs the one-time, 30-minute cross-linking treatment at Clear Vision Eye Center. During the treatment, he applies custom-made riboflavin eye drops to the cornea, which is he then activated by a special light. Through laboratory tests and clinical studies, research demonstrates that this process increases the amount of collagen cross-linking in the cornea and strengthen the cornea. In published European studies, researchers proved that these treatments are safe and effective in patients.

The collagen cross-linking with riboflavin has its roots in dermatology. Doctors looking for a way to strengthen sagging skin realised that triggering collagen cross-linking was the way to achieve this. Ophthalmologists in Germany who performed initial studies took this process one step further.

Cross-linking treatments can also be combined with intacs to flatten the keratoconus cone even more than with Intacs® alone. In these cases, cross-linking treatments stabilise keratoconus from getting worse. Intacs® also reverse the keratoconus steepening that had already occurred up to the time of the treatment. Cross-linking is also showing promise in stabilising patients after radial keratotomy (RK).

If you want to know more about keratoconus control contact us at +91 22 26046898 or email drvinay.agrawal@gmail.com

 



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