Safety and Effectiveness of VEGA UV-A System for Corneal Collagen Cross-linking for Patients with Keratoconus

ID Number 10-1560

Principal Investigator(s)
Penny A. Asbell

Department(s) or Division(s)
Ophthalmology

Description

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of corneal collagen cross-linking on eyes with Keratoconus. The treatment makes use of Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) eye drops and UV light which will act together to strengthen the corneal fibers in the hopes of preventing the progression of corneal cone formation.



Contact Information
Karen Fernandez/Peter Dentone
(212) 824-7644
karen.fernandez@mssm.edu

Recruiting Patients: Yes