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What Is Keratoconus? TLC Charlottesville, Virginia

Apr 15, 2014 @ 05:32 PM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Keratoconus |

My doctor says that I have keratoconus and that LASIK and PRK are not a good option for me because of the keratoconus.  What us Keratoconus and what can I do to correct my vision?    

Corneal Crosslinking and Intacs for Keratoconus

Apr 8, 2014 @ 06:48 AM — by Kristina Oneill
Tagged with: Keratoconus |

Corneal collagen cross-linking is a refractive surgery technique which uses UV light and a photosensitizer to strengthen the chemical bonds in the cornea. The main goal of the corneal cross linking treatment is to halt any progressive and irregular changes in corneal shape known as ectasia.

Drs. Andrew Holzman and Jon Solomon Present Lecture on Keratoconus Treatment Options

Aug 5, 2012 @ 07:04 PM — by Jen Weigel
Tagged with: Keratoconus | Cross Linking | Intacs |

With the upcoming availability of corneal cross-linking, there are now more treatment options available for those with keratoconus.  At the TLC Tysons Corner Continuing Education Lecture Series this past Thursday, Drs. Holzman and Solomon discussed all treatment options for this unique patient base.

Corneal Cross-linking gets second orphan drug status approval

Dec 8, 2011 @ 02:44 AM — by Jen Weigel
Tagged with: Corneal Cross Linking | Keratoconus | Ectasia | Acos Topcon | Orphan Drug |

Dr. Holzman will be one of the principal investigators in a clinical study for corneal cross-linking which means that we will be able to help patients with keratoconus or post-refractive surgery ectasia all over the Maryland - DC - Virginia region. 

Corneal Collagen Cross-linking and Intacs® in the Treatment of Keratoconus

Dec 6, 2011 @ 01:43 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Keratoconus | Corneal Cross Linking | Ectasia |

The development of the corneal collagen cross-linking procedure represents a huge advance in the industry that will allow thousands more people to see clearly.

Corneal Cross-linking is coming to Tysons Corner

Dec 4, 2011 @ 10:58 PM — by Jen Weigel
Tagged with: Corneal Cross Linking | Keratoconus | Ectasia | Acos | Topcon |

Patients with progressive corneal ectasia secondary to diseases like keratoconus or after LASIK now have another treatment option that can help them deal with their visual problems.