Keratoconus is a disease in which cornea starts expanding into a conical shape. When diagnosed early, C3R therapy helps in stabilizing it and in advanced stages, corneal transplantation techniques are helpful.
Keratoconus is a common bilateral corneal condition, occurring in more than 1 in 1000 people. The condition typically starts in adolescence or early adulthood.
Frequent change of glasses
Blurring of vision
History of allergy or frequent itching
Seeing ghost images / halos / glare
How is it detected ?
Diagnosis can be made by an ophthalmologist on regular slit lamp examination especially if the disease is in advanced stages , but early keratoconus can be detected only on doing a corneal topography.
RGP contact lenses
C3R – Collagen Cross Linking