Keratoconus

Etiology

  • Uncommon
  • Heritable or acquired
  • Cornea becomes progressively abnly shaped→ affects ability to focus image

Risk Factors

  • Sometimes family hx

Symptoms

  • Blurriness
  • Onset in 20s w/progression thru 60s
  • Typically bilateral
  • Requiring frequent changes in eyeglass prescription