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Atopy Could Lead to Keratoconus in Children with High Myopia

New study further links eye rubbing with the ectatic disease, manifested here as a response to longstanding systemic allergy.
September 18, 2023

Accelerated CXL Gets Good Marks While Reducing Procedure Time

This still-investigational approach showed significant functional and tomographical improvement 4.5 years after treatment.
September 12, 2023

Parents’ Corneal Properties Suggest Keratoconus Predisposition

Researchers note that a combination of tomography and corneal biomechanics may help predict the condition’s incidence in the offspring of patients with subclinical disease.
August 14, 2023

New OCT-based Keratoconus Staging System Performs Well

The proposed tool takes epithelial and stromal parameters into account, setting it apart from other grading techniques.
August 7, 2023

Does Keratoconus Have a Basis in Systemic Disease?

New research indicates it may be part of a larger pathophysiological issue.
July 26, 2023

Epi-off CXL Effective Keratoconus Pediatric Treatment Over 10 Years

This Dresden protocol procedure was proven to be safe as well as provide long-term improvement.
July 24, 2023

Corneal Stress Distribution Evolves as Keratoconus Progresses

While the pattern is driven by thickness in normal eyes, curvature acquires this role in diseased patients.
July 24, 2023

Keratoconus Prevalence Tenfold Higher Than Previously Reported

The greater sensitivity of Scheimpflug imaging is revealing cases that might otherwise go undiagnosed.
June 20, 2023

Corneal Hydrops Found More Prevalent in Crosslinking Patients

The association likely stems more from patient age and disease status than the intervention itself, however.
April 28, 2023

Corneal Tomography Increasingly Unreliable in Advanced Keratoconus

The thinner the cornea, the worse the repeatability of the scans. These findings may impact clinicians’ assessment of CXL candidacy.
April 21, 2023