Is keratoconus less prevalent in Africa or underdiagnosed? Inexpensive tools that may aid the diagnosis of keratoconus.

By Obinwanne Chukwuemeka Junior (OD, FAAO, FLVPEI, FSLS) / obinwannejr@gmail.com; Head Of Cornea, Specialty Contact Lenses and Myopia Control Services, De Lens Ophthalmics Family Eye And Vision Care Centre, Febson Mall, Abuja, Nigeria. Keratoconus is a bilateral, sometimes asymmetric, non-inflammatory condition of the cornea which results in cornea thinning, ectasia, irregular astigmatism and decreased vision. The prevalence of keratoconus varies depending on the population studied, climate,...

Cornea Frontiers: Therapeutic Applications of Scleral Lenses…The Fluid Reservoir and More!

Scleral lenses are rigid gas permeable lenses that sit entirely on the sclera and a well-fit scleral lens vaults the cornea and limbus completely. In most cases, scleral lenses are fit in cases of corneal ectasia, especially in moderate to advanced keratoconus (1). However, this beautiful technology has also seen application in the management of ocular surface disease and other areas of eye care...

Lasik Considerations for Ob Malope

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