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Your Guide to Recovering from iLink® FDA-Approved Cross-Linking
It’s important to know that recovery is different for everyone. We’re providing you with a full iLink® Recovery Guide below, which includes information on how to prepare for your procedure, when you can expect to return to your normal routine, and suggested essentials. Continue reading to learn more!
Cross-Linking FAQ: How Painful is iLink® FDA-Approved Cross-Linking?
With any medical procedure, one of the first questions that comes to mind is “Is it painful?” Cross-linking is no exception. If you or someone you know is considering getting iLink® FDA-approved cross-linking to treat progressive keratoconus and wondering if the procedure is painful, you are certainly not alone. This is an important question to be asking!
Should You Seek a Second Opinion Before Receiving Cross-Linking?
If you’ve never asked for a second opinion before, the decision can feel overwhelming, so we’re here to help. Read our blog to determine if you should receive a second opinion on your recommended keratoconus treatment options.
Video Journal: One Woman Shares Her Cross-Linking Journey
Bekah was diagnosed with keratoconus when she was 36 after she failed her vision exam at the DMV. Similar to others who are diagnosed with this condition, Bekah didn't know anyone who was living with keratoconus.and began a quick study of the condition and her potential treatment options.
Cross-Linking FAQ: How Long Does it Take to Recover From iLink®?
If you or someone you know has keratoconus, it is likely that you have heard of iLink® FDA-approved corneal cross-linking. When it comes to iLink®, we want to help answer as many of your questions as possible, including how long it takes to recover from FDA-approved cross-linking and what that process may look like for you.
Cross-Linking FAQ: Does Corneal Cross-Linking Help Vision?
One of the more common questions that we’ve seen from the Living with Keratoconus community is: Will corneal cross-linking help my vision? In this blog, we're discussing whether iLink® FDA-approved cross-linking helps improve vision, and if corrective lenses will be needed.
Unapproved Cross-Linking Failure Leads to Vision Loss
There is only one FDA-approved procedure proven to be safe and effective in slowing or halting keratoconus progression to help preserve a person’s vision: iLink®. Any other corneal cross-linking procedures are unapproved, which means that NOT ALL corneal cross-linking treatments are the same.