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Annual General Meeting 2021

Keratoconus Australia Inc held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 via zoom. The Annual Report 2021 on the Association’s activities and its financial accounts were presented at the meeting. These are available for download in pdf format from the website or from the Association. Elections were held for the positions of office

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Keratoconus Australia i-News

EVENT: NOVEMBER 10 Today is World Keratoconus Day, which is celebrated on November 10 every year. It is a day for patients, family members and eye-carers to raise awareness of this eye condition that affects millions of people around the world, often causing serious vision loss.  Tell your stories about living with keratoconus and support

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Swiss general ophthalmologists fail keratoconus knowledge test

A Swiss study of general ophthalmologist’s knowledge of keratoconus showed that none had “minimal keratoconus knowledge” (MKK) with respect to definition, risk factors, symptoms and possible treatment options of keratoconus. Hardly reassuring. Read more

Keratoconus Australia president awarded OAM

Keratoconus Australia would like to congratulate Mr. Larry Kornhauser on being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on January 26. Mr. Kornhauser is a founding member of Keratoconus Australia and has been president of the Association since its creation in 2000.  Mr. Kornhauser was awarded the Order of Australia for his volunteer work

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Season’s Greetings… 20 Years On

20/20 is the imperial measure of normal visual acuity. Yet there was nothing imperial or normal about 2020, the year in which COVID-19 made the world lose sight of its future. 2020 also marked the 20th anniversary of Keratoconus Australia. It may not seem like we had a lot to celebrate this year – especially

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Latest on keratoconus research at CERA: watch now

The Centre for Eye Research Australia held a zoom event on November 9 to update keratoconus patients and their families on their innovative research into this eye disease. Watch keratoconus experts Professor Mark Daniell, Associate Professor Elaine Chong and Dr Srujana Sahebjada from the Centre for Eye Research Australia, Professor Paul Baird from the University

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New studies show keratoconus rates higher than thought

Is keratoconus on the rise? Or are better screening techniques finding more sub clinical keratoconus than in the past? This article examines recent studies which show a much higher prevalence of keratoconus than previously thought Read more

Annual General Meeting December 3 via zoom

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020 Keratoconus Australia Inc will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5pm (Melbourne time) via zoom. Please register your attendance via email to and a zoom link will be sent to you prior to the meeting. Reports on the Association’s activities and its financial

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World Keratoconus Day

November 10 is World Keratoconus Day. It’s a day to share your story of life with keratoconus with family and friends, to celebrate your successes and remind yourself of what you learned from all your experiences along this lifelong journey. Inform those around you about keratoconus by referring them to the information and many resources

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