Keratoconus

Keratoconus

Don't Let Keratoconus Blur Your Vision.

Expert Care and Advanced Treatment Options at Nanston Vision.

Comprehensive Care for Keratoconus at Nanston Vision

Helping You See Clearly and Confidently Again.

Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition that causes the cornea, the clear dome at the front of your eye, to thin and bulge outward. This irregular shape can distort light entering your eye, leading to blurry vision, glare, and sensitivity to light. At Nanston Vision, we understand the challenges keratoconus can present. Our team of experienced eye care professionals offers comprehensive care to diagnose, manage, and treat keratoconus, helping you maintain optimal vision and improve your quality of life.

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Understanding Keratoconus: Causes and Symptoms

Early Detection and Diagnosis Lead to Better Outcomes

The exact cause of keratoconus is unknown, but genetics and environmental factors are believed to play a role.

Symptoms of keratoconus can include:

If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s crucial to schedule a comprehensive eye exam with a qualified eye doctor. Early detection of keratoconus allows for prompt intervention and management strategies to slow disease progression and preserve vision.

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Treatment Options for Keratoconus at Nanston Vision

Tailored Solutions for Optimal Vision Correction

Our specialized approach includes offering advanced contact lens options such as Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses and scleral lenses like Boston XO, specifically crafted to effectively correct vision distortion resulting from keratoconus.

Our dedicated team works closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to the severity of your condition and your unique requirements, ensuring optimal outcomes.

Keratoconus

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but traditional soft contact lenses may not be suitable due to the irregular corneal shape. Specialized rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses or scleral lenses can provide excellent vision correction for keratoconus patients.

Not everyone with keratoconus requires a transplant. Early diagnosis and management with treatments like CXL can significantly slow the progression and potentially prevent the need for a transplant.

While there’s no guaranteed way to stop keratoconus from progressing, early detection and treatment are crucial. Avoiding eye rubbing, wearing UV-protective sunglasses, and following your doctor’s recommended treatment plan can all help manage the condition.

Unfortunately, there’s no known way to prevent keratoconus. However, maintaining good eye health practices and scheduling regular eye exams with your optometrist can help detect the condition early and allow for prompt intervention to minimize its impact on your vision.

During a comprehensive eye exam at Nanston Vision, our optometrists will perform a series of tests to assess the health and shape of your cornea. These may include corneal topography, tomography, and visual acuity testing. These tests will provide a detailed picture of your condition and help us determine the best course of treatment for you. Call us to schedule your exam today at (678) 836-2428.