Keratoconus – A Change In Your Eye’s Shape

Keratoconus – A Change In Your Eye’s Shape

What is Keratoconus:

Gradual curvature of the corneas. It occurs when the cornea thins and becomes more cone-shaped which leads to a range of vision problems. It is not generally painful. It can develop over a period of time or suddenly. The physical change in the shape of the cornea is noticeable if affected.


  • Headaches
  • Irritation of the eyes
  • Eye-strain
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Progressive short-sightedness
  • Glare and halos around lights

Normal symptoms can be managed with glasses or contact lenses. Regular trips to your optician will assist early diagnosis. In severe cases, a medical procedure should be followed by consulting a specialist

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