Keratoconus Community Networks

There are several keratoconus community forums and message boards online that we encourage you to participate in to better understand keratoconus, FDA-approved cross-linking and other treatment options. These are the most common places that patients go to seek out information about their diagnosis and build relationships with members of the keratoconus community.

We encourage you to join these groups and participate in the conversation.

Resource List

Following is a list of resources we have assembled for current or prospective patients and their families. If you have a specific medical question, it is best to consult your physician.

Advocacy

Support Groups

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Keratoconus Journey: Chris H.

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Chris’ life has always revolved around baseball. But when he started to have difficulty seeing, he began looking for solutions to strikeout his vision challenges.

Keratoconus Journey: Dione

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Dione had been living in a "haze" of blurry vision since she was 18 years old. She tried a variety of contact lenses hoping they would help her to see…
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Keratoconus

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Cross-Linking

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Corneal cross-linking provides patients a much-needed option to treat this debilitating disease. Patients suffering from progressive keratoconus can now receive a therapeutic treatment that has been rigorously tested and approved."

Mary Prudden, Executive Director for the National Keratoconus Foundation

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