Katie DeRouen, Guest Author

After watching her mother and brother live with keratoconus, Katie was diagnosed with progressive keratoconus in 2013 when she was in her early 20s. Working as a medical coder for a large hospital system, Katie spends eight hours a day or more looking at a computer screen. She is planning to receive FDA-approved corneal cross-linking soon to slow or halt the progression of her keratoconus.

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Katie DeRouenKC Journeys
January 23, 2020

My Family’s Journey with Keratoconus

Growing up, I thought I had perfect vision. I didn’t wear glasses or contacts and my doctors never noticed anything problematic with my eyes...