Videos, Blogs, and Journeys
There are others out there who’ve been through what you may be experiencing now. The perspective of KC patients, caretakers, and doctors can help.
Sylvia & Sarah discuss their journey to a keratoconus diagnosis – 1 of 4
Learning about Keratoconus – 2 of 4
Sylvia discusses Down syndrome, Keratoconus and spreading awareness – 3 of 4
Looking towards Sarah’s future & the importance of vision – 4 of 4
Blogs feature the latest news, professional opinions, and tips helpful for your daily life with KC.
Taking the Plunge: Shradha’s Journey to the Depths of the Ocean with KeratoconusRead more
By: Shradha I was diagnosed with keratoconus at a time in my life when I was enthusiastic about changing the world. What I ended up changing, however, were seven prescriptions and five doctors over the course of two years, before a specialist finally diagnosed my condition. These were not the only changes I was dealing […]
What To Know About Corneal Topography – Part 1Read more
Whether you’ve worn glasses or contacts for years or not, realizing your vision is declining can be a scary experience. For patients suspected to have keratoconus, doctors may order multiple tests with corneal topography.
What To Know About Corneal Topography – Part 2Read more
Now that we’ve talked about how keratoconus is diagnosed and what corneal topography is, it’s time to focus on what to expect during the testing process.
Sports Illustrated: Golden State Warrior Steph Curry Wears Contacts to Address Eye ConditionRead more
In April 2019, Stephen (Steph) Curry, an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, announced that he is living with keratoconus…
The KC community is ready for you with information from doctors, caretakers, and people living with keratoconus.
A Father’s Perspective: MatRead more
In the first grade, my son Luke began complaining of vision issues, such as blurriness and double vision. To help correct this, we brought him to an optometrist who prescribed him glasses to help him see. What my wife and I didn’t realize was that our son was living with a progressive eye disease known as keratoconus.
Sarah’s Video Series: A Story of Keratoconus, Down Syndrome, and TreatmentRead more
During their initial appointment, the corneal specialist explained that 5-15% of people with Down syndrome also have keratoconus and recommended that Sarah consider FDA-approved corneal cross-linking…
My Family’s Journey with KeratoconusRead more
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…
A Mother’s Perspective: SherriRead more
Growing up, my son Charlie was smart, funny, and liked to play sports and spend time outdoors. However, Charlie began complaining of vision issues in his early childhood…