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  • Recently Diagnosed with Keratoconus? We’ve Got You Covered!

    Despite the fact that an estimated 253 million people in the world live with vision impairment, learning that you or a loved one has vision issues can feel isolating and overwhelming.
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  • Keratoconus 101: Treatment Options and Post-Treatment Care

    If untreated, keratoconus may result in significant vision loss and can lead to a corneal transplant in severe cases. However, there are various FDA-approved treatment options available that work to treat the symptoms caused by the thinning and bulging of the cornea.
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Important Safety Information

Ulcerative keratitis, a potentially serious eye infection, can occur. Your doctor should monitor defects in the outermost corneal layer of the eye for resolution.

The most common ocular side effect is haze. Other ocular side effects include inflammation, fine white lines, dry eye, disruption of surface cells, eye pain, light sensitivity, reduced sharpness of vision, and blurred vision. The risk information provided here is not comprehensive. To learn more, talk to your healthcare provider.

Go to Prescribing Info to obtain the FDA-approved product labeling.

You are encouraged to report all side effects to the FDA. Visit, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Approved Uses

Photrexa® Viscous (riboflavin 5’-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) and Photrexa® (riboflavin 5’-phosphate ophthalmic solution) are used with the KXL® System in corneal cross-linking to treat eyes in which the cornea, the clear dome shaped surface that covers the front of the eye, has been weakened from the progression of the disease keratoconus or following refractive surgery, a method for correcting or improving your vision.

Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.