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What makes keratoconus difficult to treat?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Keratoconus.

Because of the degree and extent of the "cone" and the irregular astigmatism it produces.

In brief: Keratoconus.

Because of the degree and extent of the "cone" and the irregular astigmatism it produces.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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Dr. William Trattler
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Keratoconus

Keratoconus now has a simple treatment to stop it from worsening called crosslinking.
It is a safe one time treatment that makes the cornea stronger. However, it does not get patients out of contact lenses. It just prevents the condition from worsening, and in some cases, there is a nice improvement in vision after the procedure.

In brief: Keratoconus

Keratoconus now has a simple treatment to stop it from worsening called crosslinking.
It is a safe one time treatment that makes the cornea stronger. However, it does not get patients out of contact lenses. It just prevents the condition from worsening, and in some cases, there is a nice improvement in vision after the procedure.
Dr. William Trattler
Dr. William Trattler
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