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Does weed help for keratoconus

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 30 years experience
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
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Zaidi
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
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
Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 30 years experience
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
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: At the moment there are current treatments available like intacs and cxl. They treat the disease, but not cure it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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
Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 30 years experience
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
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Witlin
LASIK Surgery 47 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
The younger the person the more likely is a rapid progression usually by the age of 40. I have seen very irregular astigmatism confused with keratocon... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 62 years experience
Keratoconus.: Because of the degree and extent of the "cone" and the irregular astigmatism it produces.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Wish we knew: Keratoconus is a condition of the cornea (the window at the front of the eye) in which the protein molecules lose some of their adhesive strength and ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 30 years experience
Keratoconus: Keratoconus is thought to affect 1 in 1000 to 1 in 2000 patients. Thankfully, there is a simple treatment that can stop keratoconus from worsening - ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Implantation: These are boomerang shaped microplastic products that are inserted surgically in the cornea to reverse the curvature and restore some visin. See a c... Read More