Registration for our Family Symposium on Feb. 10th is now open!

The day will include presentations and discussions with specialists, and sessions led by patients and family members that address topics including life with KC, work and school accommodations, plus contact lens workshops.

Read full details and session breakdown here.

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.

UCI Gavin Herbert Eye Insitute, Irvine, CA

NKCF Keratoconus Family Symposium | Feb 10, 2018

Join us for a day of learning and sharing!
The goal of this day-long symposium is to offer relevant information to families affected by keratoconus and provide a networking opportunity to share experiences.


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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?