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 a patient presenting with symptoms of keratoconus.

The management of keratoconus has changed radically over the last ten years and continues to develop at a rapid pace. This overview of the current surgical management of keratoconus will include recommendations regarding referral, current controversies in corneal cross-linking, the role of Keraring implantation and phakic IOLs, the surgical repair of corneal hydrops and the latest techniques for corneal transplantation in keratoconus.

Please join us at The Drivers Club for a two-course dinner and drinks from 18:30, followed by the lecture starting at 19:30.

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About the author

Mr James Ball | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic, St James’s University Hospital, and Nuffield Hospital. My major interest is in refractive surgery and finding the best treatment suitable for each patient.


Read more about keratoconus surgery

Custom Vision Clinic’s YouTube Channel features James Ball answering hundreds of eye-related questions on video – ranging from laser refractive surgery, lens exchange and keratoconus treatment. Click here for more information

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One of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people publishes information about keratoconus. Read more.

The UK Keratoconus Self-Help and Support Association (includes a discussion group and links to resources). Read more.

Cornea transplants are usually performed to correct problems with your eyesight caused by certain medical conditions. Read more…

Fight for Sight is the eye charity leading the way in pioneering sight loss research. This is a link to their page on keratoconus.

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