One of the more common questions that we’ve seen from the Living with Keratoconus community is: Will corneal cross-linking help my vision? In this blog, we’re discussing whether iLink FDA-approved cross-linking helps improve vision, and if corrective lenses will be needed.
It’s important to know that recovery is different for everyone. We’re providing you with a full iLink Recovery Guide below, which includes information on how to prepare for your procedure, when you can expect to return to your normal routine, and suggested essentials. Continue reading to learn more!
If you’ve never asked for a second opinion before, the decision can feel overwhelming, so we’re here to help. Read our blog to determine if you should receive a second opinion on your recommended keratoconus treatment options.
We all know that health insurance coverage can be a pain to navigate, regardless of the situation! To help clear up any confusion, we’re highlighting everything you need to know about insurance coverage for iLink FDA-approved cross-linking.
With any medical procedure, one of the first questions that comes to mind is “Is it painful?” Cross-linking is no exception. If you or someone you know is considering getting iLink™ FDA-approved cross-linking to treat progressive keratoconus and wondering if the procedure is painful, you are certainly not alone. This is an important question to be asking!
Whatever your ideal warm-weather plans may be, it’s important to take the time to prioritize your eye health, especially if you wear contact lenses. To make the most of your summer plans, we’re sharing how best to care for your contact lenses, including tips on preparing for warm-weather activities, as well as some guidelines on what to do and what not to do in order to protect your eyes.
If you or someone you know has keratoconus, it is likely that you have heard of iLink™ FDA-approved corneal cross-linking. When it comes to iLink, we want to help answer as many of your questions as possible, including how long it takes to recover from FDA-approved cross-linking and what that process may look like for you.
Whether you’re traveling near or far, for work or for pleasure, worrying about your eye health shouldn’t get in the way. Eye conditions, including keratoconus, shouldn’t prevent you from living your life and enjoying what you love. So, book the ticket, mark your calendar, and pack your bags!
If your doctor has recommended iLink FDA-approved corneal cross-linking— the first and only FDA-approved therapeutic treatment that stiffens the cornea to slow or halt the progression of keratoconus, then you may now be eligible to receive up to $100 towards your non-reimbursable copay expenses through our new patient support program.
For over 40 years, Jimmy learned to live with and manage his progressive keratoconus using a contact lens. At the time, this was the only available treatment option for keratoconus aside from a corneal transplant. However, his contact lens was only treating the symptoms of his keratoconus, and not the underlying cause. As his keratoconus continued to progress and negatively impact his life, potentially needing corneal transplant became a concern.