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Citation Information : Editorial. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2017; 6 (1).

DOI: 10.5005/ijkecd-6-1-i

License: CC BY 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).


  1. Riboflavin/ultraviolet-a-induced collagen crosslinking for the treatment of keratoconus. Am J Ophthalmol 2003 May;135(5):620-627.
  2. Corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin and ultraviolet-a light in progressive keratoconus: ten-year results. J Cataract Refract Surg 2015 Jan;41(1):41-46.
  3. Crosslinking treatment of progressive keratoconus: new hope. Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2006 Aug;17(4):356-360.
  4. Complication and failure rates after corneal crosslinking. J Cataract Refract Surg 2009 Aug;35(8):1358-1362.
  5. Anterior uveitis after collagen cross-linking for keratoconus. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2015;4(3): 110-114.
  6. Case of corneal perforation as a complication after uneventful CXL without infection. J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2015;4(3):110-114.
  7. Corneal cross-linking can halt the progression of keratoconus, but what is the best approach to treatment? Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2015;4(2):47-51.
  8. Efficacy and safety of transepithelial corneal collagen crosslinking. J Cataract Refract Surg 2012 Jul;38(7):1304.
  9. Transepithelial corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus: qualitative investigation by in vivo HRT II confocal analysis. Eur J Ophthalmol 2012;22(Suppl 7):S81-88.
  10. Collagen corneal cross-linking and the epithelium. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2012;1(3):179-184.
  11. Transepithelial corneal collagen cross-linking in keratoconus. J Refract Surg 2010 Dec;26(12):942-948.
  12. Safety and efficacy of epithelium-on corneal collagen cross-linking using a multifactorial approach to achieve proper stromal riboflavin saturation. J Ophthalmol 2012;2012:498435.
  13. Biomechanical and histological changes after corneal crosslinking with and without epithelial debridement. J Cataract Refract Surg 2009 Mar;35(3):540-546.
  14. Effect of epithelial retention and removal on riboflavin absorption in porcine corneas. J Refract Surg 2009 Sep;25(9):771-775.
  15. Transepithelial corneal collagen crosslinking: bilateral study. J Cataract Refract Surg 2012 Feb;38(2):283-291.
  16. Transepithelial Iontophoresis corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus: initial clinical outcomes. J Refract Surg 2014 Nov;30(11)746-753.
  17. Iontophoresis-assisted corneal collagen cross-linking with epithelial debridement: preliminary results. Biomed Res Int 2016;2016:3720517
  18. Iontophoresis transcorneal delivery technique for transepithelial corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin in a rabbit model. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci 2016 Feb;57(2):594-603.
  19. The efficacy of corneal cross-linking shows a sudden decrease with very high intensity UV light and short treatment time. Invest OpthalmolVis Sci 2013 Feb;54(2):1176-1180.
  20. Equivalence of biomechanical changes induced by rapid and standard corneal cross-linking, using riboflavin andultraviolet radiation. InvestOpthalmol Vis Sci 2011 N0v;52(12):9048-9052.
  21. Corneal biomechanical properties at different corneal cross-linking (CXL) irradiances. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 May 2;55(5):2881-2884.
  22. Accelerated versus conventional corneal collagen crosslinking. J Cataract Refract Surg 2014 Jun;40(6):1013-1020.
  23. Accelerated (18 mW/cm2) corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus. Cornea 2015 Nov;34(11):1427-1431.
  24. Accelerated (9-mW/cm2) Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus—A 1-Year Follow-up. Cornea 2014 Aug;33(8):769-773.
  25. Refractive, topographic, and aberrometric results at 2-year follow-up for accelerated corneal cross-link for progressive keratoconus. J Ophthalmol 2017;2017:5714372
  26. Clinical outcomes at 1 year following corneal ectasia treatment with accelerated transepithelial cross-linking. Int J Kerat EctCor Dis 2016;5(3):93-96.
  27. Evaluation of corneal stromal demarcation line depth following standard and a modified-accelerated collagen cross-linking protocol. Am J Ophthalmol 2014 Oct;158(4):671-675.
  28. Corneal stromal demarcation line after collagen cross-linking in corneal ectatic diseases: a review of the literature. Clin Ophthalmol 2016 Sep;10:1803-1810.
  29. Comparison of the conventional Dresden protocol and accelerated protocol with higher ultraviolet intensity in corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus. Cornea 2017 May;36(5):523-529.
  30. The biomechanical effect of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) with riboflavin and UV-A is oxygen dependent. Transl Vis Sci Technol 2013 Nov;2(7):6.
  31. Accelerated corneal cross-linking: we must acquire knowledge as fast. J Refract Surg 2016 Jun 1;32(6):362-363.
  32. Corneal stromal demarcation line after accelerated crosslinking using continuous and pulsed light. J Cataract Refract Surg 2015 Nov;41(11):2546-2551
  33. Pulsed vs continuous light accelerated corneal collagen crosslinking: in vivo qualitative investigation by confocal microscopy and corneal OCT. Eye (Lond) 2014 Oct;28(10):1179-1183.
  34. Protein oxidation levels after different corneal collagen cross-linking methods. Cornea 2016 Mar;35(3):388-391.
  35. Comparison of aqueous humor nitric oxide levels after different corneal collagen cross-linking methods. Curr Eye Res 2016 Dec;41(12):1539-1542.
  36. Combined transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus. Ophthalmology 2012 Sep;119(9): 1777-1784.
  37. Comparison of combined transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and mechanical debridement during corneal cross-linking. J Refract Surg 2017 Apr;33(4):283-284.
  38. Accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking using topography-guided UV—a energy emission:preliminary clinical and morphological outcomes. J Ophthalmol 2016;2016:2031031.
  39. Eye rubbing, a sine qua non for keratoconus. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2016;5(1):6-12.
  40. Eye rubbing and keratoconus: a literature review. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2014;3(3):118-121.
  41. Correlation of the corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line using confocal microscopy and anterior segment optical coherence tomography in keratoconic tatients. Am J Ophthalmol 2014 Jan;157(1):110-115.e1
  42. Corneal crosslinking with riboflavin and ultraviolet A. I. Principles. Ocul Surf 2013 Apr;11(2):65-74.
  43. Corneal collagen cross-linking for treating keratoconus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Mar 24;(3):CD010621. In: Hamada S, editor. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews [Internet]. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015 [cited 2017 Jul 2]. p. CD010621. Available from:
  44. Global Consensus on Keratoconus and Ectatic Diseases. Cornea 2015 Apr;34(4):359-369.
  45. Patient selection for corneal collagen cross-linking: an updated review. Clin Ophthalmol 2017 Apr 7;11:657-668.
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