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Tomographically Determined Keratoconus Found in One in 334 Kids

This high number was seen in an underserved minority pediatric population.
February 16, 2024

AS-OCT Helps Define Late Ectasia Post-PK

These corneas have a deeper anterior chamber, steeper graft-host interface angle and lower corneal thickness at the interface.
December 13, 2023

Novel Keratoconus Biomarker Performs with 98% Accuracy

Mean corneal stiffness may be used to discriminate between disease grades 2 and 3 and healthy controls, a small study finds.
November 17, 2023

Higher Prevalence of Keratoconus Found in Male ADHD Patients

Researchers think this may be due to heightened sensitivity in these individuals leading to more eye rubbing, though cause and effect couldn’t be determined.
November 14, 2023

Keratoconus More Common Among Black Patients

In state- and federally funded health insurance programs, this patient population had the highest prevalence rates.
November 14, 2023

New Procedure for Advanced KCN Reduces Risk

Bowman’s layer onlay is an epi-off transplant technique for advanced keratoconus.
November 9, 2023

Long-term Outcomes of DALK Superior to PK for Keratoconus

The former procedure resulted in fewer adverse events—such as ocular hypertension and endothelial cell loss—at 10- and 20-years post-op.
November 1, 2023

New Stress-Strain Index for Scheimpflug Camera Detects Keratoconus Well

Corneal stiffness was consistently lower in these patients than in healthy corneas.
October 26, 2023

Combining Two Parameters Helps Define KC Progression

Study shows combinations such as KMAX and front astigmatism led to worse population consistency and higher variability than KMAX with pachymetry.
October 19, 2023

Epithelial and Total Corneal Thickness Measures Help Identify Keratoconus

However, no single OCT parameter in a new study could confidently detect subclinical cases, suggesting that a combination of data may be necessary in early disease.
October 17, 2023