Corneal Graft – a Positive Experience And A Good Outcome For Tim

Tim from the UK shares his inspiring keratoconus and corneal graft story: About Me I'm 27 years old and live with my partner in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. We are currently planning a wedding for next year, which is really exciting! I run my own IT business for the last 6 years and am a self confessed … Continue reading Corneal Graft – a Positive Experience And A Good Outcome For Tim

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On the Slopes with Ash Winter

By Ash Winter I was diagnosed with Keratoconus in 2010. It’s a horrible eye disease and I do see it as a disability but I try not to let it stop me living my life to the full. I also feel like my life has changed since then, maybe it’s my Army background but something … Continue reading On the Slopes with Ash Winter

Bowman’s layer transplantation shows promise for keratoconus

Bowman’s layer transplantation reduced or stabilized corneal ectasia in eyes with keratoconus that were not eligible for corneal collagen cross-linking or intracorneal ring segments, according to a study presented here. “Historically, the treatment of keratoconus was limited to fitting contact lenses for as long as possible . . . and the patient was normally referred … Continue reading Bowman’s layer transplantation shows promise for keratoconus

Keratoconus? Join the original #kcfamily online – KeratoconusGB

Having keratoconus can be tough and you think you are alone, well we have good news......you are NOT alone. If you are fed fed up with scaremongering, hearing about expensive treatment options and going around in circles, then join the original #kcfamily              We have the busiest, most active and supportive keratoconus Page and Group on Facebook, … Continue reading Keratoconus? Join the original #kcfamily online – KeratoconusGB

Keratoconus – my story by Rhonda, USA

Rhonda’s story I'd like to share some of my recent events. I am from Massachusetts, USA. As a member of KeratoconusGB I have been posting my updates there, and now I am sharing my story with the wider world in the hope that it can helps fellow keratoconus folk.   If I had Keratoconus 25 years … Continue reading Keratoconus – my story by Rhonda, USA

Keratoconus- my story as a poem by Shiv, India

Hello - I am a KC'er since 1998 - a long time. I started the first support group in India. This is just an outpouring from a KC'er in his day to day life when not wearing lenses.  This is the outcome when an incident happened to me during my off lens time in the kitchen.... … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story as a poem by Shiv, India