Whether you wear them to improve your vision or have to be fitted for a new pair after undergoing iLink FDA-approved cross-linking for progressive keratoconus, contact lenses can play a key role in your keratoconus journey. However, while contact lenses are an effective way to improve vision, more than 99% of users have reported at least one risky eye care behavior that can lead to eye infections.
Although there are indications that the prevalence of keratoconus may be rising, access to treatment is decreasing for many. Without insurance, keratoconus treatments can cost thousands of dollars — essentially forcing some people to choose between their vision and other significant, necessary expenses or their family’s savings.
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When Jackson’s vision became progressively worse, he decided it was time to find some answers. He was then diagnosed with keratoconus. His doctor recommended that Jackson undergo iLink FDA-approved cross-linking as soon as possible to slow or halt the progression of the condition to preserve his vision.
If you or a loved one is living with keratoconus, you may be familiar with prescription contact lenses to help with blurry or distorted vision. Contact lenses are a common part of a person’s keratoconus journey and can range from soft contact lenses to Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses.
Do you feel like you’re affected by allergies year-round? You’re not alone! Hay fever affects about 6.1 million children and 20 million adults. While many people associate allergy season with the fall or spring, few know there are different allergens that can make your symptoms flare-up year-round.
If you’re living with keratoconus, you may be relieved to learn that there are several treatments available. Options include contact lenses, Intacs, iLink FDA-approved cross-linking for progressive keratoconus, or in some advanced cases, a corneal transplant.
With so much information available at our fingertips – through family, friends, doctors, and the internet, it’s hard to know exactly what’s true and what’s not. While some sources may seem legitimate, the information provided may actually be embellished or straight-up fiction.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of changes and new challenges to our lives, including social distancing, wearing a face mask, cancelling events, and stocking up on cleaning and sanitizing products. Another significant challenge that many people are facing now is working or learning from home.
At some point during the current COVID-19 pandemic, every person has probably asked themselves “Is this worth the risk?” when deciding whether or not to leave their home. As a result, you may be experiencing decision fatigue.
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