Upcoming Event: NKCF to Host Second Keratoconus Family Symposium
For individuals living with keratoconus, understanding their diagnosis and potential treatment options can be difficult.
To help provide important information to those affected by this condition, the National Keratoconus Foundation will host its second Keratoconus Family Symposium on May 12th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This event will provide attendees valuable resources for dealing with keratoconus. Furthermore, it will give patients and their families the opportunity to share their personal experiences with others who are living with keratoconus.
Held at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor, the day will include presentations and discussions with specialists and eye care providers. In addition, attendees will be able to participate in patient led sessions and workshops.
Some of the topics to be covered include: using contact lenses for keratoconus, taking care of contact lens supplies, and understanding cross-linking as a possible treatment option.
- Overview of Keratoconus: What do we know?
- New Advances in Contact Lenses: What’s the best option for me?
- Surgical Options
- Is Cross-linking Right for You?
- Navigating the Emotional Maze of Keratoconus
- Navigating Insurance with Keratoconus Diagnosis
- Accommodations in the Workplace
- Patient Empowerment
Where: University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center
When: 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM ET, May 12, 2018
To learn more, visit the National Keratoconus Foundation Website here: Michigan Keratoconus Family Symposium
To register for this event, use the following link: NKCF Keratoconus Family Symposium | Michigan
Interested in this event, but can’t attend on this date? More NKCF Keratoconus Family Symposiums are coming soon!
June 2018 – Chapel Hill, NC
July 2018 – Chicago, IL