Always treat the patient as a whole says cornea expert dr. Khanna.
So if we want patient to avoid rubbing his or her eyes, its important to eliminate factors which may lead to rubbing. Blephritis is inflammation of the lid margins. So if we ca n bring the inflammation down, less rubbing and less increment for progression of Keratoconus. So the take home point is that treatable associated conditions with keratoconus should be diagnosed and treated early. If you want to come to Los Angeles for a second opinion on your keratoconus contact us.
Chicken or egg- which came first. Maybe whatever you ordered first. Lol
But keratoconus is no laughing matter. In California many patients are victims of this disease. A question Los Angeles keratoconus experts ask their patients is if they have rubbed their eyes. Some researchers feel rubbing contributes to the development and progression of keratoconus. Other cornea experts feel keratoconus patients rub to see better. So the jury is out there. Our advise is not to rub your eyes.
Rubbing can also move implanted intacs. So instead of rubbing we need to find the cause of rubbing.
Early keratoconus can be masked. Some patients report a small blur in the vision. When they visit an eye doctor there may not be much to detect. Glasses may do the trick and patient goes back home only to realizes glasses don’t give him great vision. Gradually the keratoconus causes frequent change in glasses. Its important that they seek a keratoconus expert. In los angeles we have dr. Khanna who is a keratoconus expert. He is a professional who is considered an expert in the field of keratoconus.
Los Angeles is a big city or rather a melting pot with Indians, Hispanic Asian whites and blacks all living together. A lot of thes good folks may me suffering from keratoconus
But over the last 2 decades researchers have discovered ways to help people suffering from keratoconus. Los Angeles cornea expert dr. Khanna can help people in Los Angeles battle this disease.
Indications for Intacs
1. Must be 21 years of age or older
2.progressive deterioration in vision not able to be improved with contact lenses or spectacles.
3.Clear central cornea
4.Central corneal thickness of 450 microns or more
5.corneal transplantation is the only other option.
Los Angeles keratoconus expert dr. Khanna advises other surgeons to follow these indications.