Post-UV Crosslinking Drop Instruction Sheet

lasik ottawa After a thorough eye exam and corneal topography scan, you will be seated in the treatment chair. After numbing eye drops are administered, the thin outer epithelial layer of your cornea may be gently removed (epi off approach). Then the crosslinking agent (Photrexa Viscous) and ultra-violet light are applied for 30 minutes.

What is the procedure code for cross-linking surgery?

Afterward, the eye is covered with a bandage contact lens for comfort and to prevent infection. In most cases, progression of the corneal warp is slowed or arrested and visual acuity improved.

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