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    Photoactivation holds promise for keratitis treatment

     

     
     
     
    The same photoactivation process used in collagen cross-linking for keratoconus can kill bacteria without the need for the oxygen responsible for the biomechanical effects, potentially pointing toward better treatments for keratitis, according to Olivier Richoz, MD, PhD, a corneal and anterior segment fellow at Belfast Royal Victory Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom.  

    Related: Addressing the challenges of Acanthamoeba keratitis

    All images courtesy of Olivier Richoz, MD, PhD.

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