Keratoconus is characterized by the thinning of the cornea and irregularities of the cornea’s surface, resulting in vision loss.
If someone in family has this condition, the others members of family have a greater chance of getting it.
Rubbing of eyes hard over time can break down the cornea and can also make keratoconus progress faster.
Corneal topography is the best imaging method for diagnosis of keratoconus.
Corneal cross linking can prevent keratoconus progression At the age of under 30 years and in progressive cases of the disease.
Eye glasses, RGP fitting, corneal ring segments, phakic iol and cornea transplantations are different methods of keratoconus treatment.