I have an eye disorder (keratoconus). I would like to know whether I can continue wearing soft lens. The hard lens/RGP lens provides a lot of discomfort. Do I have other options apart from glasses?
Welcome to icliniq.com.
Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disorder. This causes corneal thinning and leads to a conical shaped cornea.
Soft lenses can be used, the silicone lens with hydrogel based ones in particular.
Though RGP (rigid gas permeable) lens are preferred for better vision outcomes, a combination of soft and rigid lenses are also available.
If this option fails, then go in for surgical options like microwave thermokeratoplasty.
Was this answer helpful?|
Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!
Hello doctor,I am a 28-year-old male. I am a fit and healthy man, but I have a hair fall problem. Actually, I can see that my hair is very thin and it is very weak. The root of my hair is not deep penetrated as compared to others as I can see and fee... Read fullMy contact lens has dried out. Can I use it?
Hi doctor, I have a balancing problem. I have low blood pressure in change of posture. I am on Midodrine. During a neurological examination, I was asked to tap my toes. Every time when I did that my heel involuntarily tapped several times. What is... Read fullHow to choose contact lenses for my power?
Hello doctor, I feel dizzy the whole day. In the last 10 days, I have consulted three doctors, physician, ENT doctor and also checked audio test of the ear. The ENT doctor said that there is no problem in ears, but my dizziness is continuing. It fee... Read full
Ask your health query to a doctor online?Ask an Eye Care Ophthalmologist Now