Lasik Xtra is incorporate seamlessly during a Lasik procedure to restore biomechanical integrity and strength to the cornea following a refractive procedure. After the refractive correction has been made in a Lasik procedure, proprietary riboflavin formulation is simply applied to the exposed stroma and the flap is replaced. UVA illumination is then applied through the intact epithelium for little over a minute.
Lasik Xtra poses no material interruption to the normal speed and flow of the Lasik procedure and does not increase patient discomfort. Lasik Xtra’s strengthening may be applicable to all current Lasik patients, as well as post-Lasik patients who are suffering from corneal ectasia or who are interested in restoring the strength to their cornea. Your surgeon will assess your pre operative tests and confirm whether this corneal strengthening procedure would be a benefit to add to your personalized treatment plan.