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Alternative ultraviolet A lamp for corneal collagen crosslinking

Authors Diaz-Llopis M, Salom D, Garcia-Delpech S, Udaondo P , Garcia-Pous M

Received 14 May 2012

Accepted for publication 18 September 2012

Published 16 March 2013 Volume 2013:7 Pages 557—559


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Manuel Diaz-Llopis, David Salom, Salvador Garcia-Delpech, Patricia Udaondo, Maria Garca-Pous

Department of Ophthalmology, La Fe University Hospital of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Abstract: In this paper, we describe an original, affordable, and available device for performing collagen crosslinking. This is carried out in a safe and reproducible way by means of a simple modification to an affordable ultraviolet A lamp and by preparing riboflavin 0.1% solution inhouse.

corneal collagen crosslinking, keratoconus treatment, ultraviolet A lamp

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