It used to be that approximately 50 percent of patients diagnosed with keratoconus needed a very invasive surgery called a corneal transplant. This was partly due to the limited number of treatment options we had then for patients with keratoconus. For 50 years, the mainstay of treatment was hard contact lenses. Hard lenses for keratoconus…

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Over 15 million people in the U.S. have macular degeneration, a progressive, blinding eye disease. The bitter truth of macular degeneration is that it affects older adults around retirement age. So, picture yourself or your parents spending their whole life working, retiring so they can read their favorite books by the fireplace, and then losing…

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Here at Optique, we hear it all the time: “How can I get relief for my dry eyes?” When people ask us this, they usually are experiencing one or more symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome, whose medical name is keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). The most common form of dry eyes occurs when there are poor-quality tears…

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