Treatment options for keratoconus focus on correcting the distorted vision caused by the thinning and bulging of the cornea.

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Eyeglasses or Soft Contact Lenses

Eyeglasses or soft contact lenses may be used to correct the mild nearsightedness and astigmatism caused by keratoconus in its earliest stage, however at some point a Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) contact lens will correct KC vision better. Learn more …

 

oxygen-permeable-v2-contact-lenses-w-450Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses (abbreviated to RGP or GP) will correct vision as KC progresses. The rigid lens material enables the lens to vault over the cornea, replacing the cornea’s irregular shape with a smooth, uniform refracting surface to improve vision. Learn more…

 

intacs-fingerIntacs plastic rings

Intacs are inserted into the mid layer of the cornea to flatten it, changing the shape and location of the cone. Learn more…

 

 

cxlCorneal Crosslinking

CXL is a new treatment option in FDA clinical trials in the USA. The goal of this procedure is to is to stop progression of the keratoconus. Learn more…

 

pkpCorneal Transplant Surgery

Corneal Transplant Surgery is necessary in very advanced keratoconus due to scarring, extreme thinning or contact lens intolerance.  Learn more…

 

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