Keratoconus refers to an eye disease in which the cornea bulges and ends up shaped like a cone. It is a result of the cornea’s abnormal thinning due to weakening protein fibers that support its shape. While there is no exact cause of keratoconus, certain risk factors include heredity, constant eye rubbing and poorly fitted […]
Eyeglasses and contact lenses are often prescribed by eye doctors to correct one’s vision problem. However, there is one treatment option that can do the same thing, but, at the same time, minimizes the need for corrective eyewear. It is called orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-k .