Posts Tagged ‘keratoconus’

Exploring Exercise and Keratoconus

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

There are many reasons we have to exercise including weight loss, physical therapy, and just staying healthy. But according to the American Optometric Association, another reason to exercise is Keratoconus. Many doctors believe that exercising and training the eyes can slow the process of Keratoconus and strengthen the eyes. Below are a few exercises you…  read more

The Management of Keratoconus With Other Medical Conditions

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

The management of Keratoconus can be a struggle. But facing Keratoconus with other conditions like: Diabetes, Cataracts, Hypertension, or even arthritis can be even more of a challenge. Having a treatment plan can help assist you in the day to day management of multiple conditions. While managing your Keratoconus you should already know about developing…  read more

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

I Have a Family History of Keratoconus What Do I Do Next?

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

There are several questions surrounding the patient with a family history when it comes to Keratoconus. In the past there was little in the way of treatment of Keratoconus. In the end many patients would need to receive corneal transplants, which were invasive, painful and required a long recover time. However over the past decade…  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

3 Tips to Remember When Being Diagnosed with Keratoconus

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

A Diagnosis of Keratoconus is often a fearful experience. There are several reactions to this type of diagnosis but there are many ways to gather the information you need to handle and treat a diagnosis of Keratoconus. By first remembering that there are many advancements in treatments for Keratoconus and increased vision is an option…  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

Did You Know That Frequent Changes in Your Prescription Can be a Sign of Keratoconus?

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Keratoconus is a progressive condition and sometimes runs in families. While just because you have it in your family doesn’t mean you will develop it, this can increase your risk of getting it. For those of you who have to have constant changes to your prescription may do well to visit a specialist in Keratoconus…  read more

3 Reasons You Should Include Your Eyes in Your New Year's Resolution

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

With the New Year just beginning, we often feel the need to change and do something different. Resolutions are the focal point of our thoughts but we seldom add our vision care as something we focus on. Most people think of losing weight, quitting smoking, and other health-related changes for their resolutions but thinking of…  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

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