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Corneal refractive surgery combined with simultaneous corneal crosslinking: indications, protocols and clinical outcomes.

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Summary of "Corneal refractive surgery combined with simultaneous corneal crosslinking: indications, protocols and clinical outcomes."

Corneal refractive surgery is one of the most common approaches for correction of refractive errors. Combined corneal refractive surgery and corneal crosslinking (CXL) has been proposed as a method to achieve better refractive stability and to prevent iatrogenic corneal ectasia. However, there are concerns regarding its indications, surgical safety, standardization of protocols, and long-term effect on corneal tissue. This review article aims to discuss the current knowledge and recent updates on combination of CXL and refractive surgery. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: Clinical & experimental ophthalmology
ISSN: 1442-9071
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