This book provides a rapid overview of crosslinking protocols and the therapeutic guidelines to optimize the application according to patients age and ectasia staging. This book is unique in the field of crosslinking therapy, as it gives the readers a complete guide for their daily practice to understand the modern accelerated crosslinking protocols, indications and customized treatment strategies. Ophthalmic specialists, opticians, optometrists and doctors working in ophthalmic settings, will find this book to be a 'go-to' guide for furthering clinical knowledge of this specialized treatment for early progressive corneal ectasia.
Cosimo Mazzotta MD, PhD is Professor of Corneal Pathology at the Ophthalmology Postgraduate Speciality School, Siena University, Italy and is Director of the Siena International Crosslinking Centre.
Claudio Traversi MD is Professor of Corneal Surgery and Medical Retina Diseases at the Ophthalmology Postgraduate Speciality School, Siena University, Italy
Stefano Baiocchi MD, PhD, Professor of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, at the Ophthalmology Postgraduate Speciality School, Siena University, Italy
Gian Marco Tosi MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Ophthalmology Operative Unit at Siena University, Italy
Marc D. Friedman, Dr, Avedro, Waltham, MA, USA
Principles of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking.- Crosslinking Protocols.- Crosslinking Evidences In-Vitro and In-Vivo.- Clinical Results in Crosslinking for Keratoconus.- Crosslinking applications different from Keratoconus.- Refractive Crosslinking: CXL Plus.- Crosslinking Indications and Guidelines.- Current and Future developments.