Keratoconus Treatments

INTACS Procedure for Keratoconus

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

The Intacs procedure is a non-laser procedure that corrects mild to moderate nearsightedness. The clear inserts made to reshape the cornea and improve vision are made from the same material used in contact lenses and cataract surgery. The FDA- approved procedure cannot be seen when placed below the surface of the cornea. The Intacs procedure…  read more

Protecting Your Eyes: Keratoconus, Early Detection & Keratoconus Treatment

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

For those who have mastered the World Wide Web getting new information on Keratoconus treatment is relatively easy. Knowledge is one of the best ways to help save your eyes for the often devastating news of a Keratoconus diagnosis. As we are sure you’ve heard many say that early detection is key in Keratoconus treatment,…  read more

Advancements in Treatments for Keratoconus Explores CK

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

A diagnoses of Keratoconus can be devastating to anyone however many advancements in the treatment of Keratoconus have brought new hope to Keratoconus patients including CK. CK or Conductive Keratoplasty is relatively new but was FDA approved in 2004. The treatment is used to help with irregular astigmatism and uses heat from radio waves instead…  read more

Why is Early Detection Important For Keratoconus Patients

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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…  read more

Deciding on the Holcomb C3-R® for Treatment of Keratoconus

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Treatments for Keratoconus have grown over the last 10 years. The need for Cornea transplants to treat Keratoconus have decreased considerably. Several treatments have improved the patients vision tremendously over the last 5 years and patient recovery times have dropped allowing patients to return to work sooner than usual. The treatment of the Holcomb C3-R®…  read more

Helping Keratoconus Sufferers: Discovering INTACS

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

No one enjoys the getting a diagnosis of Keratoconus. However with careful considerations you can still preserve your vision or even stop the progression of Keratoconus. INTACS have been approved by the FDA for use in treatment of Keratoconus. INTACS are small inserts that are placed under the cornea to correct the natural curvature of…  read more

The Effects of Keratoconus

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

A diagnosis of Keratoconus can not only effect the person with the condition physically but it can effect them on an emotional level as well. Keratoconus often leads to progressive loss of vision. Slowly over time patients no longer obtain functional vision in glasses and as the disease progresses they often lose the ability to…  read more

Learning the Advantages of the Holcomb C3-R® for Keratoconus

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Have you struggled with finding an address simply because you can’t read the street signs as you pass by? How about having to walk across the grocery isle just to see what the package you’re looking at says? The truth is millions of other people have these kinds of problems each year. There is hope…  read more

Conductive Keratoplasty for Keratoconus Astigmatism

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Patients with Keratoconus often struggle with high amounts of irregular astigmatism. In these cases, conductive keratoplasty might be an option to help reduce some of this Keratoconus astigmatism. Here is a great infographic that provides an overview of this treatment option. The Facts about Conductive Keratoplasty

What You Should Know About Keratoconus Treatment

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Keratoconus is a progressive condition that can severely change the patient’s quality of vision over time. As with many conditions if it is caught early it can be maintained giving the patient a well improved quality of vision improving the overall vision and reducing the symptoms. Generally the condition progresses slowly but if you have…  read more

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