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Keratoconus and Contact Lenses

Keratoconus is a disease of the eye that causes structural damage to the cornea and varying degrees of visual impairment.

Abnormal Corneal Signs

  • Steepening of the corneal shape
  • Thinning of the corneal apex
  • Irregular astigmatism
  • Breaks in the posterior cornea

Abnormal Vision Symptoms

  • Decreased vision
  • Distorted vision
  • Glare
  • Halos around lights
  • Monocular diplopia
  • Ghost images
  • Multiple attempts in obtaining good visual acuity with eyeglasses
  • Vision not correctable with eyeglasses