Join us on May 12th in Ann Arbor, MI for our Keratoconus Family Symposium!

The goal of this program is to offer relevant information to families affected by keratoconus. Participants will have networking opportunities and a chance to share experiences.


Interview’s with St. Louis Cardinal & NKCF World KC Day Ambassador, Tommy Pham

In September, Tommy Pham of the St. Louis Cardinals joined NKCF and Dr. Edward S. Bennett, O.D., M.S.Ed. to kick off to World KC Day.  Watch part 2 here!

Quick Resources


NKCF is the world’s premier organization offering information about keratoconus.  Click here to learn more about resources available to you – either in print or on-line – including Living with Keratoconus, What is KC?, Corneal Transplant Surgery, and our regular e-newsletter.

You are not alone. The NKCF is here to provide support and information about KC, including a registry of eyecare professionals in the U.S. who have a special interest and expertise in the management of keratoconus. Click here to find a KC expert near you.


Be a part of the KC community

Your story may inspire or reassure someone new to the KC community. Whether you were diagnosed last week or thirty years ago, you have insights about life with KC that are meaningful to others. Join our private message board, KC-Link to ask and answer questions.


What’s New?

Catch up on all the latest going on with KC research, breakthroughs, NKCF newsletters, and more.

NKCF Family Symposiums

May 2018 in University of MichiganRegistration now open

⇒ June 2018 in Chapel Hill, NC (Details + registration coming soon)

July 2018 in Chicago, IL  (Details + registration coming soon)

Life With KC

About Us

The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine.

The NKCF is dedicated to increasing the awareness and understanding of keratoconus and the support of scientific research into the cause and treatment of keratoconus.

What is Keratoconus?