Celebrate World Keratoconus Day on November 10th!

World Keratoconus Day is dedicated to raising awareness for keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living with KC. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.

Join us in bringing awareness to this sight-threatening disease.

Add Yourself to the NKCF’s Interactive World Keratoconus Day Map Add Yourself

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#WorldKCDay

Join us and other members of the KC community to spread the word and celebrate World KC Day. Show your support of World KC Day by following @livingwithkc on Instagram. Share your story and help drive awareness of keratoconus by tagging your posts with #WorldKCDay.

Help Advocate for Keratoconus

  • Use the hashtag #WorldKCDay to share your story on social media
  • Add yourself to the NKCF’s Interactive World KC Day Map
  • Take a selfie or a picture that shows your perspective on KC and submit it to be shared on the NKCF’s World KC Gallery
  • Share your story via a guest blog. Contact us for a 30-minute interview.

Learn More Through Our Blog Feed

August 8, 2019 in KC Journeys

Keratoconus Journey: Baylen

In 5th grade, Baylen started wearing a contact lens in his left eye to correct for his nearsightedness. While the contact seemed to manage the vision issues he was facing at the time, it wasn’t until…

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July 17, 2019 in Blog

Summer Vacation: An Ideal Time to Undergo Corneal Cross-Linking

For people living with keratoconus, a progressive eye disease in which the normally round cornea thins and begins to bulge into a cone-like shape, summer vacation can be an ideal time to treat the condition.

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July 17, 2019 in Blog

How to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Everyone knows the importance of using sunscreen, but did you know that your eyes can also experience sun damage?

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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.

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