Cirugía: Crosslinking

crosslinkingTreatment consisting basically in the use of Riboflavin a substance that sensitizes collagen subsequently stimulates the creation of these new bridges or bonds between the long chains of collagen with a special light irradiation in the ultraviolet range of a given length wave and applies a known energy at a given distance for a preset time (30 minutes approx.)

Actually Crossliking process as any treatment technique is still susceptible to many improvements Likewise attempts to reduce the exposure time to ultraviolet light approximately thirty minutes currently modifying the energy used, it is likely that after a while, if this type of treatment offers the process outcomes is faster and less stressful for the patients.