As an eye doctor, I hear quite a lot of unusual ideas about laser corrective surgery. Probably the most common one is, “Lasering is painful!” (It isn’t! Honestly!) “If I sneeze at the wrong moment, the whole operation will be ruined…” That’s another one I hear from time to time. It’s hard to say where […]
[For details on the Keratoconus Open Event at Nuffield Health Hospital Wessex on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 please click here] With increased awareness and improved diagnosis, the number of people with Keratoconus referred to specialists is on the increase. Early diagnosis is ideal because treatment in the form of corneal collagen cross linkage (or CXL) may […]
Tom’s life is at a standstill until a new cornea is donated so he can see again. Highlighting the benefits of corneal transplantation in a young patient with keratoconus.