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Category: Keratoconus

Treating Keratoconus - The INTACS Alternative
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Treating Keratoconus – The INTACS Alternative

An alternative way to treat keratoconus is through the use of prescribed micro thin inserts called INTACS.  While it was originally approved for the correction of minor degrees of myopia, or nearsightedness, INTACS has since been given the green light to treat keratoconus. The ultimate aim of INTACS is the alleviation of one’s vision problems […]

Keratoconus - Is it a Serious Problem?
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Keratoconus – Is it a Serious Problem?

The cornea is responsible for the quality of our vision. When this gets damaged, it would result to various eye ailments just like keratoconus (http://www NULL.theeyepractice NULL.com NULL.au/keratoconus). What exactly is this eye problem? What is Keratoconus The main reason why this progressive eye ailment results to poor eyesight is because it changes the usually […]

Curing Keratoconus the High Tech Way
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Curing Keratoconus the High Tech Way

Keratoconus This is an eye condition that occurs when the structure of the cornea degenerates. The cornea is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. It is normally round but when you have this eye condition, it slowly transforms to a conical shape.  This article is very specific to a number of […]

Recovering From a Corneal Transplant
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Recovering From a Corneal Transplant

The cornea is the transparent front part of your eye. It covers your eye’s pupil, anterior chamber and iris. There are instances when your cornea becomes diseased or damaged. When that happens, you can undergo corneal transplant.  This is a surgical procedure that is undertaken to replace your damaged cornea with a cornea obtained from […]

How N-Acetylcysteine Relieves Your Keratoconus
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How N-Acetylcysteine Relieves Your Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye condition that involves the reshaping of the cornea or the front window of the tissue that covers the eye. Normally, the shape of the cornea is round and half-ball. However, if you are suffering from keratoconus, the shape of your cornea will change into a cone or pointed shape. This will […]

Moving Forward with a Corneal Transplant
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Moving Forward with a Corneal Transplant

Corneal transplant has proven to be a good alternative for patients with corneal problems. The usual procedure performed is the penetrating keratoplasty or a full thickness corneal transplant. It has been successful and it has brought in positive results for patients. However, graft rejection continues to be a persistent problem. Fortunately, there have been advances […]