Keratoconus: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

As the exact cause of keratoconus is not well understood, there is no way to prevent the disease from occurring.
  • Avoid frequent and aggressive eye rubbing
  • Regular examinations by an eye doctor, however, can help identify keratoconus early and address any complications of the disease before they become visually disabling.

Watch Out

  • Objects both near and far looking distorted
  • Bright lights looking like they have halos around them

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have
  • Sudden change of vision
  • Double vision or distorted vision
  • Sensitivity to glare
  • Problems with eye sight

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