Keratoconus survey- age of diagnosis

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

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Keratoconus my story by Corrina Taylor, UK

I have been an anxious person for as long as I can remember… No, sorry, let me rephrase that, I have had anxiety for as long as I can remember. The difference is that in the core of who I am, I don’t believe I am an anxious person, but that anxiety is a habit … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Corrina Taylor, UK

Keratoconus & CXL my story by Odai, USA

Hi my name is Odai and I am sharing my story with everyone. At the time of writing, I am 21 years old and I will be 22 next month. I live in the state of Illinois in the United States of America. I want to start off saying I never had contacts or glasses in my … Continue reading Keratoconus & CXL my story by Odai, USA

Keratoconus my story – by Simba, 21

Hello I am Simba from South Africa, I am 21 and this is my keratoconus story. That's me with the eye patch in the photo (left)   I started wearing hard contact lenses when I was in Grade 9 (15 years old) and the reason my optometrist gave was that my cornea was ‘rigid’. I … Continue reading Keratoconus my story – by Simba, 21

TODAY IS WORLD SIGHT DAY 2013 #KERATOCONUS

World Sight Day     World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. WSD is co-ordinated by IAPB under the VISION 2020 Global Initiative. The theme, and certain core materials are generated by IAPB. All events are organised independently … Continue reading TODAY IS WORLD SIGHT DAY 2013 #KERATOCONUS

Keratoconus my story- by Rae- the end of the KC journey

The day of the cataract op was bright and sunny. I did wonder how much I would be able to see afterwards. I mean, I was so used to poor vision in my grafted eye unless I had a hybrid lens in, I knew I had nothing to lose. This was the end of a … Continue reading Keratoconus my story- by Rae- the end of the KC journey

Keratoconus my story by Lisa

Hi I am Lisa from Newfoundland, Canada. I always had trouble with my eyes.  Back when I was 2 I had eye surgery for a turn in my eyes.  From then till I was 28 I was getting my glasses changed on a yearly basis.  Then in 2004 my eye Doctor said my corneas seem … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Lisa