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KERATOCONUS should not stop you living your life and doing whatever you want to do! Here is a list of 50 things that our amazing KeratoconusGB members from all over the world have achieved whilst having keratoconus, wearing lenses, pre and post corneal graft: 1. Horse riding safari in South Africa 2. Canyoning in Scotland … Continue reading KERATOCONUS – LIVING YOUR LIFE TO THE FULL
Hi, my Name is Christian. and I'm new here. I am male, 29 years old and I live in Malaysia. Here is my keratoconus story: As far as I can remember, I started wearing glasses at the age of 14. back then it was only L:0.5D, R:0.25D.(astigmatism) with no far or nearsighted, we all thought that it … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Christian, Malaysia
Contact lenses So, I have been using my Rose K lenses for about 2 weeks now. I must say, they are incredibly irritating to put on and to remove. That being said, 2 weeks down the line the whole process has become a lot easier and better. At first I could feel the lenses in my … Continue reading Keratoconus & contact lenses by Prashanth Chander, India
Updates from the 9th International Congress of Corneal Cross-Linking by Sumit (Sam) Garg MD. The 9th International Congress of Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) was held recently in Dublin, Eire. This meeting brought together many of the worlds’ leaders in eye surgery. The goal of CXL is to strengthen the weakened cornea to prevent further destabilization and … Continue reading Latest collagen cross linking news from recent Congress 2014
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2013 in review – keratoconus blog stats
Hitting a bum note My experience with keratoconus started on a sour note. I was playing my trumpet during music class, and saw the note in a different place than everyone else. Our notoriously temperamental music teacher let me know about it by flinging his baton at me, narrowly missing, and … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Scott Honeyman, Canada
How old were you when you were first diagnosed with Keratoconus? Early diagnosis is key, and KC is thought to be a childhood disease. In order for treatments such ac cxl collagen cross linking to be effective, early diagnosis is crucial. New techniques and greater awareness of the disease make earlier diagnosis more common, which is … Continue reading Keratoconus survey- age of diagnosis