Why is Early Detection Important For Keratoconus PatientsTuesday, November 8th, 2016, 12:38 pm
Over the past few years early detection has been stressed on several conditions including Diabetes, Heart Disease, and many other chronic conditions. But early detection with Keratoconus can improve the treatments and increase the patients’ rate of success on controlling this progressive eye disease.
Regular eye exams can improve your chances of higher quality of vision, and less chance of vision loss.
The benefits of the new advancements in treatments for Keratoconus are growing, and though they have been out for over 10 years many patients are still not aware of all the options.
Many patients have had improved quality of vision after being treated with these modern Keratoconus treatments. Ensuring your Keratoconus is caught early can help your eye care professional plan a more effective treatment strategy to help save your vision. Below are some of the modern advanced treatments for Keratoconus. Take a look for yourself.
Treatments for Keratoconus:
- Holcomb C3-R®/Cornea Collagen Crosslinking/CXL
- INTACS for Keratoconus
- IOL’s or Phakic Intra Ocular Lenses (Visian ICL)
Will early detection lead to a cure?
No, it simply means that you will stabilize your vision and in some cases improve the quality of your vision.
The importance of monitoring and discuss treatment early when it comes to Keratoconus is of the utmost importance.
For those of you with family histories of Keratoconus early detections can help you regain your life and peace of mind.
Understand what Keratoconus is and what you are truly up against, before you find out your condition has progressed to far. After all it is your vision and your responsibility to ensure it lasts.
Watch 13 year old Brianna discuss her experience with Keratoconus Treatments