Science

Below you will find original peer-reviewed scientific articles from the EMAGine and ELZA co-founder Prof. Farhad Hafezi and his research team.

 

Medical Textbook on Corneal Cross-Linking, 2nd edition

Medical Textbook on Corneal Cross-Linking, 2nd edition

Slack Inc., Thorofare, New Jersey We proudly announce that the second edition of our medical textbook "Corneal Cross-Linking" will soon ...
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June 2016: ELZAs international clinical trial on epi-on Cross-Linking

June 2016: ELZAs international clinical trial on epi-on Cross-Linking

 Journal of Refractive Surgery. Epi-on Cross-Linking has so far been disappointing in terms of clinical outcomes. It is clearly inferior to ...
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March 2016: Does Pulsed Cross-Linking for keratoconus provide any clinical advantage?

March 2016: Does Pulsed Cross-Linking for keratoconus provide any clinical advantage?

Journal of Refractive Surgery. This clinical study by Alireza Peyman, with the participation of the ELZA members Farhad Hafezi and ...
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January 2016: How to choose the best cross-linking procedure in 2016

January 2016: How to choose the best cross-linking procedure in 2016

European Ophthalmic Review. Epi-on or epi-off? Accelerated or not? A review from Nikki Hafezi and Farhad Hafezi on the current ...
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New research on thin corneas from Zurich might be the clue to cross-linking very thin keratoconus corneas in the future

New research on thin corneas from Zurich might be the clue to cross-linking very thin keratoconus corneas in the future

Journal of Refractive Surgery. Zurich, Switzerland. A new study by the research group of Prof. Farhad Hafezi may open new alleys ...
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New major review about corneal cross-linking

New major review about corneal cross-linking

Survey of Ophthalmology. From the editors of the textbook on "Corneal Cross-Linking" comes a new and major review on current and future ...
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New study from Switzerland will allow for a better understanding of corneal cross-linking

New study from Switzerland will allow for a better understanding of corneal cross-linking

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. New research from ELZA members opens up new alleys to study the molecular events underlying ...
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Accelerated CXL: proceed with caution

Accelerated CXL: proceed with caution

American Journal of Ophthalmology. This new clinical study compares the effect of an accelerated CXL protocol in patients with keratoconus with ...
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The new definition of keratoconus (Article in german)

The new definition of keratoconus (Article in german)

Ophta. Article explaining the recent consensus taken between the four supranational corneal societies. Thirty-six global experts revisited the current definition ...
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Review on structure of the cornea after cross-linking

Review on structure of the cornea after cross-linking

Ocular Surface Journal. This review gives a complete overview about structural and confocal changes after corneal cross-linking. Read here ...
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Review on PACK-Crosslinking

Review on PACK-Crosslinking

Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research. The most recent and complete overview about this exciting new technology to treat corneal ...
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Keratoconus Experts Meeting 2014

Keratoconus Experts Meeting 2014

International Keratoconus Experts Meeting 2014 Summary paper of the 2014 meeting of the International Keratoconus Experts Group Meeting 2014. Published by ...
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Role of epithelial removal in cross-linking (CXL)

Role of epithelial removal in cross-linking (CXL)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. This scientific study and article with Prof. Hafezi as co-author compares total and partial epithelial removal ...
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PACK-CXL in fungal keratitis

PACK-CXL in fungal keratitis

Journal of Refractive Surgery. Article describing the successful use of PACK-CXL as primary therapy in contact lens-related fungal keratitis. Read here ...
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Prospective scientific study on PACK-CXL for corneal infections

Prospective scientific study on PACK-CXL for corneal infections

Ophthalmology. The so far largest study on PACK-CXL for the treatment of advanced corneal ulcers. Led by ELZA member Farhad ...
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PACK-CXL for corneal infections can be accelerated

PACK-CXL for corneal infections can be accelerated

Journal of Refractive Surgery. ELZA research shows that PACK-CXL can be accelerated from 30 minutes to 150 seconds only, while ...
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How to treat the peripheral cornea in PMD

How to treat the peripheral cornea in PMD

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS). Scientific study showing that the limbus of the cornea can safely be irradiated during ...
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Increase precision of laser treatment after Cross-Linking

Increase precision of laser treatment after Cross-Linking

Journal of Refractive Surgery. A major open issue when performing an excimer laser PRK after Cross-Linking is: how precise is ...
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New technique to measure the biomechanical effect of Cross-Linking

New technique to measure the biomechanical effect of Cross-Linking

PLOS One. ELZA members developed a new laboratory technique to measure corneal biomechanics before and after Cross-Linking. Read the article ...
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Cross-Linking for Terrien's Marginal Degeneration (TMD)

Cross-Linking for Terrien’s Marginal Degeneration (TMD)

Journal of Refractive Surgery. Scientific article describing the first use of cross-linking to treat TMD. Read here ...
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