Program Description: 

Collagen Cross-linking has emerged in the last several years as a front-line therapy in keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia.  This session will explore the history, current uses of cross-linking including epithelium-off and transepithelial cross-linking, as well as examine future applications including combined cross-linking with topography-guided excimer laser ablation.

Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals
Target audience: 
  • Community eye care professionals
  • Full time faculty
  • Residents
  • Fellow ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

  1. Better understanding of patient selection criteria
  2. Evaluate the merits of the various treatment strategies
  3. Develop a protocol for post-operative management of cross-linking
  4. Able to explain potential complications of CXL
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Directors:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Joe Carroll, PhD
Parag A. Majmudar, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 
Rush University Medical Center
All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons;




Parag Majmudar MD

CXLUSA trial



CXL Ophthalmics


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Kelli Torosian
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7875
Session date: 
09/02/2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am CDT
Eye Institute
925 N. 87th St.
Lower Level Conference Room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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