Who We Are
The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC-Irvine. We are dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of keratoconus (KC), and aim to provide resources to individuals with KC. We unfortunately do not provide financial assistance. Please browse our website to find out more about KC.
“So You Think You Need CXL”
April 21, 2020 @ 5pm PST
Dr. Jason Marsack, PhD (moderator), Dr. Clark Chang, OD (speaker) and Dr. Beeran Meghpara, MD (speaker) will join the National Keratoconus Foundation to discuss the topic of corneal cross-linking.
Space is limited.
Thank you to everyone who participated in honoring their eye care provider. The time for submissions has come to an end. Please keep an eye out for an official post honoring every doctor submitted.
COVID-19 and Corrective Lens Wear
Since the recent declaration of the pandemic of COVID-19 by the World Health Organization, many false rumors and inaccurate suggestions have arisen regarding corrective lens wear. Click to read statements by contact lens experts about corrective lens recommendations as they relate to COVID-19.
Life With KC
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.