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Corneal cross-linking riboflavin formulation update

posted Jun 13, 2012, 5:56 PM by Jen Weigel
Avedro has announced another update to its riboflavin formulation to allow faster penetration of the riboflavin during corneal cross-linking.

Key parts of their recent press release include:

"Avedro's family of riboflavin products is commercially available in countries recognizing the CE Mark, and includes:

-- VibeX(TM)(original formulation) - For traditional, epithelium-off cross-linking

-- VibeX Rapid(TM) - For faster diffusion

-- VibeX Xtra(TM) - For use during LASIK or PRK surgery, formulated for direct application to the stromal bed to restore corneal biomechanical strength

-- ParaCel(TM)- For trans-epithelial cross-linking, offering the fastest penetrating formula available"

Additionally, "Avedro is currently the only medical device company sponsoring on-going Phase III cross-linking clinical trials in the US."

You can find the full press release here. - jw