Keratoconus Blog Posts

Corneal cross-linking is an FDA-approved keratoconus treatment. Our eye care team answers some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about CXL.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS May 10, 2019

Dr. Andrew Holzman offers the most advanced treatment options for keratoconus and can explain the difference between Intacs® and corneal cross-linking.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Mar 14, 2017

For those who are candidates, corneal cross-linking can strengthen the cornea, prevent vision loss, and allow patients to avoid corneal transplant surgery.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Feb 14, 2017

Keratoconus is a condition in which the eye is oblong instead of round, the result of a bulging cornea.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Jan 12, 2016

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…

Kristina Oneill Apr 15, 2014

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…

Kristina Oneill Apr 08, 2014

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…

Jen Weigel Aug 05, 2012

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…

Jen Weigel Dec 08, 2011

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.

Andrew E Holzman, MD FACS Dec 06, 2011

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…

Jen Weigel Dec 04, 2011

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