Treatment Options for Keratoconus

There are currently multiple options before corneal transplantation might be required. They range from:

  1. Glasses
  2. Soft contact lenses
  3. Rigid gas permeable contact lenses (when fitted properly this is the most successful option).
  4. Rigid gas permeable lenses piggybacked on soft disposable contact lenses
  5. Mini-scleral contact lenses
  6. Corneal Cross Linking with Riboflavin (C3R)
  7. Intracorneal Ring implantation (Corneal Ring)
  8. Re-prescribing glasses, soft contact lenses or rigid gas permeable contact lenses after Corneal ring implantation /corneal cross linking with riboflavin. Continue reading