Video FAQ’s: What causes keratoconus?

By James Ball | 17 October 2017

While there may be some genetic factors that cause keratoconus, there are also some environmental factors that can contribute.

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Video FAQs: How do we treat keratoconus?

By James Ball | 25 September 2017

The way we treat keratoconus has evolved greatly over the last 20 years. At Custom Vision Clinic, we can often tailor a corneal ring for the patient that will restore good vision and reshapes the cornea.

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Video FAQs: What happens during the diagnosis of keratoconus?

By James Ball | 21 September 2017

We have patients who attend Custom Vision Clinic wanting independence from spectacles and wanting to get out of their contact lenses. One of the critical tests that we do is a topography scan looking at the front and back layers of the cornea to make sure that they’re not somewhere along that continuum, and they’re not showing some signs very early keratoconus.

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Video FAQ’s: What are keratoconus early symptoms?

By James Ball | 19 September 2017

We sometimes see keratoconus early symptoms in people in their teens and early twenties. They often experience blurring and distortion of their vision.

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Mr James Ball | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic. My major interest is in refractive surgery and finding the best treatment suitable for each patient.

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I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic and York Teaching Hospital, where I lead the Corneal and Refractive service. I have completed over 2,000 surgical and laser eye procedures.