Cornea & Cross Linking Portland Maine

Corneal Collagen Cross Linking is a minimally invasive treatment that may strengthen the cornea and may prevent corneal ectasia or “bulging” in diseases such as Keratoconus. The cross-linking treatment is thought to work by forming new bonds within the cornea, which act as stabilizers or anchors. This is thought to stop or slow the bulging often seen in Keratoconus. Corneal Collagen Cross Linking is performed by placing riboflavin eye drops onto the surface of the eye and exposing the surface to a precise amount of ultraviolet light. Since no other treatment is currently available to prevent the progression of Keratoconus, the FDA approval of Collagen Crosslinking is widely anticipated by many Cornea Specialists.

If you or a family member or friend needs information or an appointment regarding corneal collagen cross linking for Keratoconus or wishes to learn more about corneal thinning diseases, please take a moment to call Eyecare Medical Group in Portland, Maine at 888-374-2020.

Eyecare Medical Group Cornea Specialists participate in the clinical trials for corneal collagen cross linking for keratoconus and corneal thinning diseases in Maine. We are conveniently located for patients from Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Bath, Berwick, Biddeford, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Neddick, Casco Bay, Cumberland Center, Eliot, Freeport, Gardiner, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Lewiston, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Sanford, Scarborough, South Portland, Springvale, Topsham, Waterville, Westbrook, Winslow, Wiscasset, Yarmouth, Portland, Skowhegan and York Maine.

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