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surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing

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The possibility of a secondary infection following CXL exists due to epithelial debridement as well as the application of a soft contact lens.
Wollensak G, Iomdina E (2009) Biomechanical and histological changes after corneal crosslinking with and without epithelial debridement.
The HydroBrush(TM) epithelial debridement, in contract, is done quickly, produces an immaculate surface totally free of debris and, based on Medjet's studies to date on cadaver eyes, causes no damage to the Bowman's layer.