Depending upon the stage of the KC, various treatments are available. In the early stages soft contact lenses can be helpful, but as the condition progresses, it becomes impossible to wear these lenses. At the Waring Eye Institute, we use the most advanced techniques and treatments for keratoconus, and skilled ophthalmologist Dr. George Waring is responsible for contributing to many of the latest generation treatments for a range of eye conditions and diseases. He and his team of medical professional provides the most advanced treatments, including being actively involved in developing more effective treatments for keratoconus. You may be a candidate for one of the following treatments:
- Corneal ring segments
- Corneal crosslinking
- Iontophoretic delivery of riboflavin
- Intraocular lenses
- Laser correction
- Hybrid contact lenses
- Gas permeable lenses
- Piggyback contact lenses
- Scleral and semi-scleral contact lenses
- Corneal inserts
Your eyes and vision are extremely important, and how it is treated can make the difference between clear vision and an advancing level of vision loss. You deserve to have access to the latest generation of treatments for KC and to be fully confident in the ophthalmologist treating your condition. At the Waring Eye Institute in Charleston, we offer our patients customized treatment plans to restore vision and ward of the advancement of KC.
Any person struggling with progressive keratoconus will want the most effective, modern treatment. At the Waring Eye Institute, we are consistently engaged in the research and development of treatments for KC and a range of other eye conditions.
We urge you to schedule an appointment to find out the latest generation of treatment options to help you retain or restore your vision if keratoconus has affected your ability to see clearly. We treat young people and adults with KC and are known as the premier eye health clinic serving the area.