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Keratoconus

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Keratoconus (KC, KTCN) is a degenerative disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and change to a more conical shape than the more normal gradual curve. Ker...

Keratoconus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment - WebMD

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When these fibers become weak, they cannot hold the shape and the cornea becomes progressively more cone shaped. Keratoconus is caused by a decrease ...

Keratoconus – Symptoms and Treatments of ... - Bausch + Lomb

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Keratoconus is a condition that results from an irregularly shaped cornea, which ... and more cone-shaped, causing blurred vision and sensitivity to bright lights.

Keratoconus, Conical Cornea: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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The most obvious symptom of keratoconus is a conically shaped cornea. This usually occurs in both eyes, but may only affect one eye. It may also affect one eye ...

Cone Dystrophy - NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)

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The symptoms of cone dystrophy may vary from one ... the highest concentration clustered in the oval-shaped, ...

What Is Keratoconus? - American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Dec 1, 2010 ... Keratoconus literally means “cone-shaped cornea.” The cornea is a very ... Can Eye Rubbing Cause Keratoconus? Feb 24, 2014. Can You Be ...

What Causes Keratoconus| KC theories | Genetic/Environmental

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The exact cause of keratoconus is unknown. There are many ... This increased flexibility allows that cornea to “bulge forward” into a cone-shaped appearance.

Keratoconus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment - EyeHealthWeb.com

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Keratoconus is progressive, non-inflammatory eye disease that causes the cornea to thin ... Besides the cone-shaped appearance of the cornea, symptoms of ...

Astigmatism — Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

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The latest information about astigmatism, including causes and treatment options . ... thins out and becomes more cone-shaped, which results in astigmatism.

Cone Snail Sting First Aid, Pictures & Toxin Treatment

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May 26, 2016 ... A cone snail has a cone-shaped shell, a fleshy foot, a head, and tentacles. Symptoms of a cone snail sting are intense pain, numbness, tingling, ...

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9 Keratoconus Treatments - Plus Causes, Symptoms - All About Vision

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Dr. William Trattler reviews keratoconus treatment options including hybrids, scleral, Boston, ... This cone shape deflects light as it enters the eye on its way to the ...

Overview - Keratoconus - Mayo Clinic

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Jan 30, 2016 ... A cone-shaped cornea causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light and glare. Keratoconus usually affects both eyes and generally ...

Keratoconus - diagnosis and treatment - Lions Eye Institute

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Keratoconus is a condition where the cornea becomes thin and stretched near its center, causing it to bulge forward into a conical shape. The Lions Eye Institute ...