Corneal collagen cross-linking causes the cornea to become hard and stops the condition from getting worse. The cornea can then be reshaped with laser vision correction or implanted with phakic toric IOLs.

Advantages of Corneal Cross-Linking

Permanent
Simple- Single- one hour treatment
Few follow up visits required
Day surgery only. No need for admission
Stops the progress and causes regression of disease
Does not need eye donation as in corneal transplant
No major precautions
No injections or stitches
No incisions as in Intacs or KeraRing corneal ring segments
Quick recovery with short follow up
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