Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory corneal dystrophy in which the normally dome-shaped cornea bulges outward. Initially this causes what is termed irregular astigmatism, and is observed as a blurring of vision or glare and streaking of lights at night, but if the bulging continues, the cornea becomes progressively thinner and weaker….Read more
Early visual symptoms of keratoconus prompt a patient to complain of a reduction in visual quality, which is not completely corrected, even with the use of new glasses. This causes frequent optical visits and changes in prescription – a result of the increasing irregular astigmatic changes underlying the disease, that are causing higher order aberrations which glasses will not correct….Read more
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