James Ball explains how your age, the condition of your eye and the eye treatment you receive may require you to use reading glasses or contact lenses in certain circumstances.
The way we treat keratoconus has evolved greatly over the last 20 years. At Custom Vision Clinic, we can often tailor a corneal ring for the patient that will restore good vision and reshapes the cornea.
We have patients who attend Custom Vision Clinic wanting independence from spectacles and wanting to get out of their contact lenses. One of the critical tests that we do is a topography scan looking at the front and back layers of the cornea to make sure that they're not somewhere along that continuum, and they're not showing some signs very early keratoconus.
We sometimes see keratoconus early symptoms in people in their teens and early twenties. They often experience blurring and distortion of their vision.
CET Event: Current Surgical Management of Keratoconus At this CET event for Optometrists, James Ball, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Custom Vision Clinic will share current knowledge about the surgical management of keratoconus. Keratoconus diagnosis forms one of the core competencies in optometric practice. Indeed optometrists are likely to be the first professionals to see [...]