Patient Resources

Keratoconus Community Networks

There are several keratoconus community forums and message boards online that we encourage you to participate in to better understand keratoconus, iLink® 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.

Here are a few groups you can join to 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.


Support Groups

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Learn More Through KC Journeys

Keratoconus Journey: Derek

Keratoconus Journey: Derek

Derek based his entire life on becoming a pilot, but at age 25, he received unexpected news that threatened to change the trajectory of his dream: he was diagnosed with progressive keratoconus.

Keratoconus Journey: Karolyn

Keratoconus Journey: Karolyn

Working as an emergency room nurse, Karolyn is accustomed to treating a wide range of illnesses and injuries. When she began to experiencing vision issues herself, Karolyn visited a specialist…

Patient FAQs

Discover answers to the most common questions surrounding cross-linking

Visit the Cross-Linking Section to learn more.

Top Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor


Learn more about this rare eye condition

View our Living with Keratoconus Patient Brochure.


Learn more about this minimally invasive procedure

Visit the Cross-Linking Section to learn more.

Explore Our Keratoconus Infographic

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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