Management profile among Keratoconus – A Retrospective study

Published: April 10, 2024


Nayan Gupta, Astha Mishra, Shankar Mehra

Keratoconus, RGP lenses, Corneal topography, Eye care


Purpose: To report the profile management options of the Keratoconus patients who attended in the tertiary eye care center in the year 2021 and to analyze the practice patterns that are considered to be ideal in the management of Keratoconus.

Methods: The data were collected retrospectively and this was a cross-sectional study. The data collected for all patients attending a tertiary eye hospital in the year July 2021 were reviewed and data were collected on the patient demographics, chief complaints, associated clinical conditions, visual acuity, corneal signs of Keratoconus, corneal topography data, and the management with contact lens; type of contact lens prescribed and the contact lens visual acuity was assessed along with others parameters of the contact lens measurement were considered. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the profile of the patients and understand the severity of Keratoconus and the parameters of the contact lenses selected.

Results: There was a total of 31 patients who were diagnosed with bilateral Keratoconus based on the clinical signs of Keratoconus and corneal topography. The mean age was 20.1+6.86. The association with eye rubbing/VKC was found in 25.8% of the total population. The majority of the patients were managed with RGP lenses.



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Nayan Gupta, Astha Mishra, Shankar Mehra . Management profile among Keratoconus – A Retrospective study. J. Multidiscip. Res. Healthcare. 2022, 08, 47-52
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