C3-R (cornea collagen crosslinking)

INTACS Procedure for Keratoconus

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

The Intacs procedure is a non-laser procedure that corrects mild to moderate nearsightedness. The clear inserts made to reshape the cornea and improve vision are made from the same material used in contact lenses and cataract surgery. The FDA- approved procedure cannot be seen when placed below the surface of the cornea. The Intacs procedure…  read more

Protecting Your Eyes: Keratoconus, Early Detection & Keratoconus Treatment

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

For those who have mastered the World Wide Web getting new information on Keratoconus treatment is relatively easy. Knowledge is one of the best ways to help save your eyes for the often devastating news of a Keratoconus diagnosis. As we are sure you’ve heard many say that early detection is key in Keratoconus treatment,…  read more

Deciding on the Holcomb C3-R® for Treatment of Keratoconus

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Treatments for Keratoconus have grown over the last 10 years. The need for Cornea transplants to treat Keratoconus have decreased considerably. Several treatments have improved the patients vision tremendously over the last 5 years and patient recovery times have dropped allowing patients to return to work sooner than usual. The treatment of the Holcomb C3-R®…  read more

The Effects of Keratoconus

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

A diagnosis of Keratoconus can not only effect the person with the condition physically but it can effect them on an emotional level as well. Keratoconus often leads to progressive loss of vision. Slowly over time patients no longer obtain functional vision in glasses and as the disease progresses they often lose the ability to…  read more

Learning the Advantages of the Holcomb C3-R® for Keratoconus

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Have you struggled with finding an address simply because you can’t read the street signs as you pass by? How about having to walk across the grocery isle just to see what the package you’re looking at says? The truth is millions of other people have these kinds of problems each year. There is hope…  read more

What You Should Know About Keratoconus Treatment

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Keratoconus is a progressive condition that can severely change the patient’s quality of vision over time. As with many conditions if it is caught early it can be maintained giving the patient a well improved quality of vision improving the overall vision and reducing the symptoms. Generally the condition progresses slowly but if you have…  read more

Benefits of Corneal Collagen Crosslinking with Riboflavin

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Corneal Collagen Crosslinking with Riboflavin or (C3-R) is a relatively new treatment. In past surgeons would have to perform a corneal transplant to improve the vision of keratoconus patients. A cornea transplant carreid high risk and long painful recovery. Now they have developed a new treatment that helps strengthen the cornea and stop the damage that keratoconus patients…  read more

C3-R® a New Vision for Keratoconus Patients

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Past treatments for patients with Keratoconus patients have not been successful in stabilizing their vision. New treatments are showing great promise in stabilizing even reversing the damage Keratoconus has caused.  C3-R® (cornea collagen crosslinking) has been successful in both stabilizing and reversing the damage in many patients with  Keratoconus. C3-R® has had great results since…  read more

Experiencing Disturbances in Night Vision With Keratoconus

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

If your experiencing disturbances in your vision during the day since your diagnosis of Keratoconus, we can only imagine how your night vision is doing. Unfortunately loss of night vision is a symptom of Keratoconus, having it and dealing with it however are two very different things. Since 1999 there has been new advances in…  read more

Getting Holcomb Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking With Riboflavin: What You Should Know about the Holcomb C3-R®

Monday, February 16th, 2015

The Holcomb C3-R® is a great treatment for this condition because it heals & strengthens the fibers of the cornea stabilizing your vision. As the fibers of the cornea become weak they thin out and raise causing the distortion you see in your vision. The strengthening of the fibers will help pull the fibers into…  read more

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