Listen to two French keratoconus experts discuss the latest treatments for this corneal disease and the evidence to support their use in this podcast from the The European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS).
It may feel good temporarily, but it can cause lasting damage. Read more
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 Keratoconus Australia Inc held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Reports on the Association’s activities and its financial accounts were presented at the meeting. They are available for download in pdf format above or from the Association.
It’s late, you’re tired, and the last thing you want to do is get out of bed and take out your contact lenses. If so, you’re not alone: Around one-third of people who wear contact lenses have reported that they sleep or nap in them. But people who do this have six to eight times
Save the Date The next meeting of the KeraClub will be held on Thursday, 8 November, 2018 from 5.30pm at the Save Sight Institute, 8 Macquarie Street, Sydney. More information about the event will be posted closer to the date. Anyone wishing to present a short talk about their experience with keratoconus can email KeraClub coordinator, Michelle Urquhart,. KeraClub
ABC Four Corners produced this program Mind the Gap on why you are paying such high out-of-pocket expenses for surgery. A great guide to dealing with surgeons before surgery. Watch the program
Thousands of Australians with keratoconus will benefit from a Medicare rebate of $1,200 for corneal collagen cross-linking as first line treatment to stop disease progression. read more
Press release from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Keratoconus treatment Corneal Collagen Cross Linking to be supported by Medicare In a much awaited development, Corneal Collagen Cross Linking (CCXL) for keratoconus will be added to the Medicare Benefits Scheme from 1 May 2018. This exciting news is welcomed by the Royal Australian
Keratoconus Australia now has its own YouTube channel where you can find videos of our Demystifying Keratoconus seminars.. Please subscribe to receive notifications of new videos. Current videos include: Tracking outcomes in corneal crosslinking: Prof Stephanie Watson, Australian Keratoconus Registry An update on the CERA crosslinking trial and recent developments in corneal collagen crosslinking: Dr
Victoria Another Volunteer Required for DOVS Optometrist Post Graft Training Clinics Thank you to everyone who responded to our recent call for volunteers for this year’s student optometrist contact lens training clinics being run by The University of Melbourne’s Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences in conjunction with Keratoconus Australia. These clinics are an important step in raising the