*  Confocal microscopy findings after 3 different techniques: epi-off, trans-epithelial and iontophoresis-assisted cross-linking. ...
Methods : 18 eyes of 18 keratoconus patients (group A) were treated by epi-off corss-linking technique, 15 eyes of 15 ... keratoconus patients (group B) were treated by trans-epithelial crosslinking technique and 22 eyes of 26 keratoconus patients ( ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2560828
*  Bulging Corneas Affect 1 in 2,000 Americans - Atwal Eye Care
Buffalo Eye Care Associates for keratoconus patients in Buffalo. It is not a cure for keratoconus. But the treatment may help ... Today, keratoconus patients have another option: corneal cross-linking (CXL).. The long-awaited FDA approval of corneal cross- ... For years the best treatment for patients with serious, advanced stage keratoconus was a corneal transplant. This is also a ... An estimated 1 in 2,000 Americans suffer from an eye condition called keratoconus. Typically affecting people in their teenage ...
  http://atwaleye.com/whats-new/bulging-corneas-affect-1-2000-americans/
*  Identified Differentially Expressed Genes in Keratoconus | IOVS | ARVO Journals
To evaluate the pathogenesis of keratoconus through differentially expressed genes in human keratocyte of keratoconus. ... Conclusions: : The identified differentially expressed genes seem to be important role in the mechanism of keratoconus, and ... J.-E. Lee, B. Oum, J. Lee; Identified Differentially Expressed Genes in Keratoconus . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2006;47(13 ... Identified Differentially Expressed Genes in Keratoconus You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2391179
*  A New Method for Grading the Severity of Keratoconus: The Keratoconus Severity Score (KSS) | IOVS | ARVO Journals
Purpose: : To determine the reliability and validity of a new method for grading the severity of keratoconus, the Keratoconus ... The sensitivity and specificity for determining non-keratoconus from keratoconus were both 1.00. Validation set 2 demonstrated ... A New Method for Grading the Severity of Keratoconus: The Keratoconus Severity Score (KSS) ... A New Method for Grading the Severity of Keratoconus: The Keratoconus Severity Score (KSS) ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2391173
*  Macular Thickness Evaluation With Optical Coherence Tomography in Keratoconus Patients After Penetrating Keratoplasty | IOVS |...
Methods: : 40 eyes of 40 patients (mean age 34yrs +/- 9.9SD) with advanced (III-IV stadium) keratoconus, without macular ... Keywords: keratoconus • macula/fovea • imaging methods (CT, FA, ICG, MRI, OCT, RTA, SLO, ultrasound) ... Macular Thickness Evaluation With Optical Coherence Tomography in Keratoconus Patients After Penetrating Keratoplasty ... Macular Thickness Evaluation With Optical Coherence Tomography in Keratoconus Patients After Penetrating Keratoplasty ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2364596
*  Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments Combined with Collagen Cross Linking for the Treatment of Keratoconus. A Comparison of...
Rabinowitz YS (1998) Keratoconus. Surv Ophthalmol 42(4): 297-319.. *Rhett R, Kaweri L, Pahuja N, Nagaraja H, Wadia K, et al. ( ... Keratoconus is a corneal ectasia which affects approximately 1 in 200 people [1]. It is characterized by changes in corneal ... There is an additional Intacs design named severe keratoconus (SK) with an inner diameter of 6.00 mm, oval cross section and ... Chan CC, Sharma M, Wachler BS (2007) Effect of inferior-segment Intacs with and without C3-R on keratoconus. J Cataract Refract ...
  http://googlescholar.medcraveonline.com/scholars/article_fulltext/3149
*  CRB1 Gene Mutations Are Associated with Keratoconus in Patients with Leber Congenital Amaurosis | IOVS | ARVO Journals
... keratoconus suspect; 3, mild keratoconus; 4, moderate keratoconus; 5, severe keratoconus. VA, visual acuity; KCN, keratoconus. ... keratoconus suspect; 3, mild keratoconus; 4, moderate keratoconus; 5, severe keratoconus. VA, visual acuity; KCN, keratoconus. ... Studies of LCA cases not infrequently report a concordance with keratoconus. 1 24 Studies of keratoconus populations on the ... In the six patients with a CRB1 mutation, four had keratoconus. Of the three patients with CRX mutations, two had keratoconus ( ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2165074
*  Keratoconus
... What is Keratoconus. Keratoconus (literally, conical cornea) is a thinning of the central zone of the cornea, the ... Keratoconus does not cause blindness. Interestingly, about 60 per cent of people with keratoconus go on to tertiary education, ... Because keratoconus is a genetic condition it cannot be treated with drugs, but glasses and contact lenses can give good vision ... As keratoconus progresses, the shape of the cornea becomes irregular, and it is not possible to correct the vision with ...
  http://www.murwillumbahoptometrist.com.au/eye-diseases/keratoconus/
*  Corneal collagen cross-linking - Wikipedia
Among those with keratoconus who worsen CXL may be used. In this group the most common side effects are haziness of the cornea ... According to a 2015 Cochrane review, there is insufficient evidence to determine if it is useful in keratoconus. In 2016, the ... Daxer A, Mahmoud H, Venkateswaran RS (2010). "Corneal Crosslinking and Visual Rehabilitation in Keratoconus in One Session ... Lowes, Robert (April 18, 2016). "FDA Approves Photrexa for Corneal Crosslinking in Keratoconus". Medscape.com. "PHOTREXA ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corneal_collagen_cross-linking
*  Corneal hydrops - Wikipedia
Corneal hydrops or corneal rupture is an uncommon complication seen in people with advanced keratoconus or other corneal ... Sharma, Namrata; Vajpayee, RasikB; Maharana, PrafullaK (2013). "Acute corneal hydrops in keratoconus". Indian Journal of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corneal_hydrops
*  Keratoconus Treatment - American Academy of Ophthalmology
Keratoconus treatment often depends on the severity of the kerataconus symptoms. During early stages, vision can be corrected ... Keratoconus treatment depends on your symptoms. When your symptoms are mild, your vision can be corrected with eyeglasses. ... With keratoconus, try to avoid rubbing your eyes. This can damage thin corneal tissue and make your symptoms worse. ... Here are other ways that your ophthalmologist might treat keratoconus:. *Intacs. This is a small curved device that your ...
  https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/keratoconus-treatment
*  GiveNow - Keratoconus Australia - General Appeal
Keratoconus Australia aims to raise awareness and understanding of Keratoconus.. We promote research into the causes, ... prevention and control of Keratoconus.. We also provide support to people with Keratoconus through dissemination of information ...
  https://www.givenow.com.au/keratoconusaustralia
*  Keratoconus Referrals - NKCF.org
Member, International Keratoconus Academy. Optometrists invited to participate have at least two of the following professional ... The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC-Irvine. The NKCF is ... Member, International Keratoconus Academy. Opticians/Contact Lens Technicians invited to participate are Fellows of the Contact ... Are you an eye care provider that works with keratoconus and would like to be included in the Referral program? Please visit ...
  https://www.nkcf.org/keratoconus-referrals/
*  keratoconus
How many people have keratoconus?. For many years, it's been long stated that keratoconus occurs in one person in every 2,000. ... The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC-Irvine. The NKCF is ... Copyright © 1998 - 2017 National Keratoconus Foundation. All rights reserved.. Designed and developed by Orange County Web ... awareness and understanding of keratoconus and the support of scientific research into the cause and treatment of keratoconus. ...
  https://www.nkcf.org/tag/keratoconus/
*  keratoconus booklet
NEW Keratoconus Patient Guide has ARRIVED!. The NEW NKCF Keratoconus Patient Guide has FINALLY arrived! This 22-page, full- ... The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC-Irvine. The NKCF is ... Copyright © 1998 - 2017 National Keratoconus Foundation. All rights reserved.. Designed and developed by Orange County Web ... awareness and understanding of keratoconus and the support of scientific research into the cause and treatment of keratoconus. ...
  https://www.nkcf.org/tag/keratoconus-booklet/
*  How Is Keratoconus Treated<...
The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC-Irvine. The NKCF is ... In the early stage and in mild keratoconus, eyeglasses may be all that is needed to improve vision. However, as the cornea ... It has been more than 80 years since the first corneal transplant was performed on a patient with keratoconus. It remains the ... Many patients fear they will need to undergo a corneal transplant when they learn they have keratoconus. In most cases, there ...
  https://www.nkcf.org/how-is-keratoconus-treated/
*  Skin Biophysical Characteristics in Patients with Keratoconus: A Controlled Study
A. S. Jun, L. Cope, C. Speck et al., "Subnormal cytokine profile in the tear fluid of keratoconus patients," PLoS ONE, vol. 6, ... V. B. Agrawal, "Characteristics of Keratoconus patients at a tertiary eye center in India," Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision ... S. A. Balasubramanian, D. C. Pye, and M. D. P. Willcox, "Are proteinases the reason for keratoconus?" Current Eye Research, vol ... A. M. Bawazeer, W. G. Hodge, and B. Lorimer, "Atopy and keratoconus: a multivariate analysis," British Journal of Ophthalmology ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/scientifica/2016/6789081/ref/
*  FAQ'S - Cure for Keratoconus
Questions and Answers About Keratoconus - Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD. *What are Intacs®?. Intacs® are tiny curved plastic ... How do Intacs® help with Keratoconus?. A specialized Intacs® technique has been developed that can decrease the corneal ... steepening in keratoconus. This can lead to improved natural vision as well as improved vision with glasses and contact lenses ...
  https://keratoconusinserts.com/faqs/
*  Keratoconus
Symptoms of Keratoconus. Keratoconus often begins to develop in the teen years to the early 20s, although it can develop at any ... Treatment for Keratoconus. In the early stages of keratoconus, glasses or soft contact lenses may help to correct the ... Keratoconus can be difficult to detect because it usually develops very slowly. Signs and symptoms of keratoconus may include: ... Causes of Keratoconus. Although many theories have been proposed, there is no definitive cause of keratoconus. Possible causes ...
  https://www.cincinnatieye.com/conditions-treatments/conditions/keratoconus/
*  Keratoconus: Thinking outside the cone | OphthalmologyTimes
I will describe various keratoconus case scenarios from my referral-based practice-ranging from the highly complex to simple- ... Keratoconus: Thinking outside the cone Cases highlight various scenarios ranging from highly complex to simple. October 01, ...
  http://ophthalmologytimes.modernmedicine.com/ophthalmologytimes/news/keratoconus-thinking-outside-cone?page=0,3
*  Blog - Cure for Keratoconus
Keratoconus!. *Please enter your mailing address so we can send you your FREE copy of Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler's new book, "How ... Keratoconus!. *Please enter your mailing address so we can send you your FREE copy of Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler's new book, "How ... The Boxer Wachler Vision Institute's Keratoconus Inserts blog provides access to informative articles and information about ... Keratoconus and other vision issues.. To read our latest posts, simply click on the links below - or on those located in the ...
  https://keratoconusinserts.com/blog/
*  Progressive Keratoconus or Ectasia Treatment Plan - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Progressive Keratoconus or Ectasia Treatment Plan. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of ... Keratoconus. Ectasia. UVA light. riboflavin. post-LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis). pellucid marginal degeneration. ... Keratoconus and pellucid marginal degenerations are genetically based ocular conditions and post surgical ectasia is an ... Having a diagnosis of keratoconus with one or more of the following changes over a period of 24 months or less. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01384773?recr=Open&intr=%22Riboflavin%22&rank=10
*  Progressive Keratoconus or Ectasia Treatment Plan - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Keratoconus. Ectasia. UVA light. riboflavin. post-LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis). pellucid marginal degeneration. ... Progressive Keratoconus or Ectasia Treatment Plan. Expanded access is no longer available for this treatment. ... Keratoconus and pellucid marginal degenerations are genetically based ocular conditions and post surgical ectasia is an ... Having a diagnosis of keratoconus with one or more of the following changes over a period of 24 months or less. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01384773
*  JFB | Free Full-Text | Novel in Vitro Model for Keratoconus Disease
... our model for Keratoconus disease studies is the first 3D in vitro tissue engineered model that can mimic the Keratoconus ... In this study, we used human corneal fibroblasts (HCFs) and compared them to human Keratoconus fibroblasts (HKCs) cultured in a ... Keratoconus is a disease where the cornea becomes cone-like due to structural thinning and ultimately leads to compromised ... Keywords: Keratoconus disease; extracellular matrix; TGF-β3; fast fourier analysis; corneal fibroblasts Keratoconus disease; ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/2079-4983/3/4/760
*  Outcome of Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Progressive Keratoconus in Paediatric Patients
Y. S. Rabinowitz, "Keratoconus," Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 297-319, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google ... C. Edmund, "Assessment of an elastic model in the pathogenesis of keratoconus," Acta Ophthalmologica, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 545- ... N. Soeters, A. Van der Lelij, R. van der Valk, and N. G. Tahzib, "Corneal crosslinking for progressive keratoconus in four ... R. Vinciguerra, M. R. Romano, F. I. Camesasca et al., "Corneal cross-linking as a treatment for keratoconus: four-year ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/140461/ref/