An Interview with 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.

Tommy Pham Part II

An extended interview with World KC Day Ambassador, Tommy Pham! Learn more about how living with KC, CXL and Contact lenses has impacted his career.

Get Involved


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.


November 10 is World KC Day, but every day is an opportunity to raise public awareness of keratoconus. Visit the World KC Day website year round to see the growing community of patients and professionals dedicated to spreading the word!

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.

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.