A condition where the cornea, a white ball shaped lens of the eye, bulges outwards into a cone shape.
If you or someone you know is exhibiting symptoms of a Keratoconus, seek medical attention immediately
Symptoms first appear during puberty or the late teens and include:
- Blurring of vision
- Increased sensitivity to bright light and glare
- Need for frequent changes in eyeglass prescription
- Sudden worsening or clouding of vision
- Double vision
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→ How is this diagnosed?
- While the cause is unknown, it is believed to occur due to a combination of genetic, environmental, and hormonal factors
- Genetics – seven percent of those affected have a family history of the condition
- Environmental and hormonal – rubbing the eyes and allergies
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