Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking2019-04-17T10:42:28+00:00

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking

Halting the harmful effects of keratoconus

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An introduction to Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking

  • Clearview Institute is proud to be the first clinic to introduce Avedro’s Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking to Canada.

  • Clearview Institute is a leader when it comes to the combination of innovative and yet safe procedures and advanced, state-of-the-art technology to provide the best eye care possible.

  • Clearview Institute is at the forefront of vision care and is a world-class provider, with clients who travel all over the world to see us.

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What is Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking?

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking is an innovative and much-improved version of corneal collagen crosslinking, the traditional treatment for those with keratoconus and ectasia, as well as other degenerative eye disorders.

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking reduces the pain and healing time associated with conventional crosslinking, as well as the risk of infection because the epithelial barrier is not broken. This procedure is also becoming increasingly popular because it addresses the underlying cause of ectasia, which is a corneal weakness.

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking is a safe and highly effective treatment option that strengthens the cornea. Decades worth of clinical studies has shown that this treatment is effective while also delivering permanent results.

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking provides clearer vision by strengthening the cornea while also improving its shape. In this way, we can use this procedure to treat degenerative disorders of the cornea, such as keratoconus and keratectasia.

Traditional crosslinking generally requires the removal of the surface layer, which then has to regenerate itself. That delays the healing process and increases the risk of complications.

However, the new Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking procedure permits the surface layer to remain intact. That dramatically speeds up the recovery process and reduces the risk of complications. This new treatment also helps to prevent the necessity of a future corneal transplant.

How does Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking work?

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking is a non-invasive procedure that doesn’t involve incisions or stitches. The method only requires a specialized “laser” delivery system, which precisely titrates the amount of energy delivered.

Laser Light Transepithelial Crosslinking is performed with state-of-the-art technology. This system reduces the crosslinking time from 1 hour to 3 minutes or less.

Crosslinking for progressive keratoconus

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Thank You! Cycle for Sight 2016

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, Dr. Ana Juricic and 9 other riders representing the Clearview I SEE Hope team cycled either from Toronto (145 km) or Alliston (85 Km) to Blue Mountain all in support of vision research funded by Foundation Fighting Blindness. We are proud to announce that the Clearview I SEE Hope team raised $22,000 for Cycle for Sight!

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