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Didactic approach to the management of progressive cornea ectasia associated with keratoconus and refractive surgery. Several CXL treatment modalities and alternate techniques practiced internationally (epi-on, higher fluence-accelerated, and even refractive CXL) in order to halt ectasia, combined in some cases with a customised excimer laser ablation, intracorneal ring segments (ICRS) and/or phakic IOL to facilitate visual rehabilitation.
The participants will share our vast experience of 2 decades, in managing progressive keratoconus and post-LASIK, PRK and Smile ectasia with CXL. Pearls on indications, patient selection, surgical technique and complication management for safe and effective results will be presented and discussed with the participants.