UV Crosslinking (Radiation Therapy)
The main purpose of this treatment is to restore the anatomical integrity of the tissue by increasing the cross-links between the collagen fibers which form the basic structure of the corneal tissue and lose its resistance by weakening in keratoconus disease. It is basically a drug treatment. It takes an hour.
Riboflavin vitamin is dropped to the patient and a small amount of ultraviolet is given with a special device calibrated for 30 minutes. This treatment is a treatment that stops the progression of the disease.