Invited SubmissionArgument for Prompt Corneal Cross-Linking on Diagnosis of Keratoconus in a Pediatric PatientHenriquez, Maria A. MD, MSc, PhD Author Information Research Department, Oftalmosalud Institute of Eyes, San Isidro, Lima, Perú. Correspondence: María A. Henriquez, MD, Instituto de Ojos, Oftalmo Salud, Av. Javier Prado Este 1142, San Isidro, Lima 15021, Perú (e-mail: [email protected]). Conflicts of interest statement: The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose. Cornea: December 2022 - Volume 41 - Issue 12 - p 1471-1472 doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000003106 Buy Metrics Abstract Strong evidence suggests that corneal crosslinking is a safe procedure capable of stopping or slowing down the progression of keratoconus, avoiding visual loss associated with progression, and delaying or preventing the need for corneal transplantation. The progressive and chronic nature of the disease makes the option for prompt crosslinking upon keratoconus diagnosis in a pediatric patient valid. Copyright © 2022 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.