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does weed help for keratoconus

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus : Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea of the eye where the cornea thins and bulges outward, causing blurred vision. Crosslinking can stop the progre ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Hereditary: Corneal disorder in which the cornea is abnormally thin and progressively becomes distorted. Most cases can be managed with rigid contact lenses.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Thin Cornea: Keratoconus is a progressive disease that can change the shape of your cornea in one or both of your eyes. Keratoconus causes the corneal tissue to de ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Zaidi
Dr. Ali Zaidi answered
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Keratoconus is a condition in which the cornea, or front of the eye, is very steep. Patients with keratoconus are often very near-sighted and have as ... Read More
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Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus: Corneal collagen crosslinking (www.Cxlusa.Com) is a procedure that can stop the progression of keratoconus this is a first line treatment for patient ... Read More
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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: At the moment there are current treatments available like intacs and cxl. They treat the disease, but not cure it.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
There is no cure: There is no cure for keratoconus. The cornea becomes weaker and changes shape over time. A new treatment called corneal crosslinking is being investig ... Read More
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Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus: Crosslinking is the only procedure that stops the progression of keratoconus. Once treated, the next step is to improve vision with contact lenses. I ... Read More
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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Improvements : Intacs helps improve vision. People with keratoconus, because of their weak and falling cornea are not seeing to the appropriate window. Meaning that ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus : If you have keratoconus, please see your eye doctor and determine whether you are a candidate for corneal collagen cross linking - which is an effecti ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus : Blurred vision, reduced vision; often the need for contact lenses to see. The good news is that corneal collagen crosslinking can stop the progressi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Witlin
46 years experience LASIK Surgery
Eyeglasses/contacts: In most cases, patients with keratoconus can be treated with eyeglasses or gas permeable contact lenses. If the keratoconus progresses, surgical thera ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on cornea: Synergeyes is a type of hybrid contact lens that can be used in keratoconus. It uses a rigid central portion affixed to a soft skirt. This maintains g ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Refractive error: If you have hydrops, your vision will. E blurred during an attack. If scaring occurs your vision can be impaired. In general keratoconus results in mo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus: Keratoconus is actually easy to treat. Once someone is diagnosed - they should have corneal collagen crosslinking to stop progression of their diseas ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Keratoconus.: Because of the degree and extent of the "cone" and the irregular astigmatism it produces.

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