What is keratoconus?
Keratoconus is a non inflammatory, degenerative disease of the comea(the outer layer of the eye). The Hallmark characteristic is the development of a localized, cone shaped ectasia (bulge), that Is accompanied by thinning of the cornea in the area of the coneThis leads to irregular corneal surface, irregular cylindrical power atd poor quality of visionit is a progressive conditMn of the cornea especially in the younger age
TREATMENT OPTIONS: • CROSS LINKING • SPECIAL CONY/. LENSES (Rose -K Scieral) • INTACS • MVO GUIDED LASER TREATMENT • Male IMPLANTABLE CONTACT LENS • CORNEAL TRANSPLANTATION
Can we arrest the progression of Keratoconus? Yes, Arresting the progression of Keradonus is of paramount importance as It can lead to a progressive decline in visMn. Keradonus can be arrested by a treatment called "CROSS LINKING".