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?
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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.
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