Category: Keratoconus

Why Corneal Crosslinking Can Improve Keratoconus Outcomes

Keratoconus is a progressive condition that weakens the cornea, causing it to thin and bulge out. Good vision relies on the dome-shaped cornea to refract light onto the retina, but keratoconus distorts the corneal shape, which leads to blurry eyesight, glare and light sensitivity. Our ophthalmologists offer corneal collagen cross-linking to slow the progression of […]


Corneal Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Patients who suffer from progressive keratoconus face the prospect of gradually dimming vision, as well as multiple corneal transplant surgeries to replace a thinning, cone-shaped cornea. In recent years, an innovative new solution has become available: corneal crosslinking. This technique repairs the cornea by stimulating collagen production in corneal tissue. Experienced Austin Eye ophthalmologists have […]