What are the Symptoms of Keratoconus?
Slight blurry vision
Sensitivity to light/Glare
As the disease progresses through life, the cornea can swell and eventually crack. This cracking may heal and form scar tissue on the cornea making normal vision impossible.
How Common is Keratoconus?
Keratoconus is fairly uncommon
When does Keratoconus Occur?
Keratoconus usually begins the late teens or late 20s. The disease usually progresses for the next 10-20 years and then slows down.
How is Keratoconus Diagnosed?
Diagnosing keratoconus begins with a comprehensive eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare.
During this exam, your doctor uses tests to evaluate your vision and the front surface of your cornea. Your eye doctor may frequently use a corneal topographer to map the changing topography of your cornea. Keratoconus requires frequent exams by your eye doctor to monitor progression.
How is Keratoconus Treated?
Soft Contact Lenses
Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses