For over 40 years, Jimmy learned to live with and manage his keratoconus using a contact lens. However, as his keratoconus continued to impact his ability to remain active, the potential need for a corneal transplant became a concern.
Jackson has had a rocky relationship with his vision for years. He tried his best to adapt to his declining vision, and even got his first pair of glasses, however his vision only continued to worsen. After struggling for over a decade, Jackson finally learned what was causing his vision issues.
Casey noticed his vision was blurry at just 15 years old. An initial diagnosis determined he had a cataract, but after undergoing the recommended corrective surgery, his vision only continued to decline. A second opinion found that he was in fact living with keratoconus.
Growing up, Trayci didn’t know a life without contacts or glasses, so when she had the option to receive Lasik, she took it. However, 14 years after receiving the procedure, she once again found her vision declining.
Luke’s journey began at a young age. In 4th grade, he started complaining of general vision issues, including blurry and double vision. That was when he, accompanied by his parents, first visited an optometrist…
Although Joe had never heard of keratoconus before, after learning more about the condition, the diagnosis began to make more sense. For years he had experienced many of the symptoms, including difficulty getting soft contacts to stay in his eyes..
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. His trouble visually tracking the ball and chronic headaches had begun to seriously impact him by the end of college
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 better. However, it wasn’t until 2011, when she received an unexpected diagnosis…
As a small child, Sarah underwent unrelated eye surgery and wore glasses for years to correct her nearsightedness. With her complicated eye history, Sylvia was diligent about Sarah receiving alternating annual ophthalmologist…
For nearly two decades, Kyle’s rare corneal disease slowed down the busy engineer and avid traveler. He often wondered if he would require a corneal transplant, until a fluke allergic reaction forced him to visit a corneal specialist.