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Keratoconus

Corneal Cross-Linking FAQs

Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) is an exciting new treatment option for people living with keratoconus. Our ophthalmologists had the privilege of being involved with the initial trials for CXL, and since it has received FDA approval, our team at Virginia Eye Consultants has been thrilled to offer the non-invasive therapy as... Read More

What Is Corneal Cross-Linking?

Keratoconus is a degenerative corneal disease that gradually distorts the shape of the cornea over time, leading to distorted vision. During the earlier stages of this disease, prescription eyewear will often sufficiently treat the symptoms. However, as keratoconus continues to progress, a more proactive form of treatment may be needed.... Read More

Exciting New Corneal Cross-Linking Treatment for People with Keratoconus

Dr. Walter Whitley, our Director of Optometric Services, and Dr. Elizabeth Yeu, our Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgeon here at Virginia Eye Consultants are very excited about the recent FDA approval for Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking by Avedro. “Now we finally have a treatment for our patients who are suffering from... Read More

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