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December 2017

What Is Keratoconus, and What are its Treatment Options?

Keratoconus is a progressive disorder which causes thinning and cone-like steepening of the cornea. This characteristic steepening results in distortion, which decreases visual acuity. It can cause severe astigmatism and and increased sensitivity to glare and light. In our Princeton ophthalmology practice, we offer a number of therapies to reduce the symptoms of keratoconus and help you preserve your vision. One of the best options for improving vision in early keratoconus is the use of speciality contact lenses. They’re available in the following varieties: Soft, astigmatic contact lenses Rigid, gas-permeable contact lenses Scleral contact lenses As keratoconus progresses, the individual may … Continue reading




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