Online Resources

The following are some of the many excellent resources available to KC patients and their familes

 

KCResources The KCResources website provides a great overview on what keratoconus is, along with a compilation of the current research, upcoming events, books related to KC, and products that can be helpful to KC sufferers.
National Kerataconus Foundations The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness and understanding of keratoconus and the support of scientific research into the cause and treatment of keratoconus.
Vision Simulator The Vision Simulator is designed to help you better understand the possible progression of some of the more common eye diseases and conditions. It approximates what sufferers of various eye conditions might see at the different stages of each condition.
Vision Simulators (Not the same as Vision Simulator, above) Vision Simulators’ purpose is to help individuals with normal vision understand the visual aberrations that accompany eye injury, various eye diseases and conditions (e.g. Floaters and Keratoconus), and the complications of refractive surgery (i.e., LASIK, LASEK, PRK).
The Rose-K Website Heralded as “a quantum leap forward in the evolution of lens design for the condition” of keratoconus the Rose K™ lens has become the world’s most frequently prescribed rigid gas permeable contact lens for keratoconus.
Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA A nice overview of keratoconus and how Intac Rings work.
UK Keratoconus Group A support group and discussion list for KC patients in the UK.
Keratoconus Australia Keratoconus Australia Inc is a not-for-profit association created to prevent and control the eye disease, keratoconus, and visual impairment caused by keratoconus.