Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ASPE)

Short Communication Volume 7 Issue 1

Scenario of Keratoconus and it's Ocular and Medical Associations

Gowhar Ahmad1* and Tasneem Gowhar2

1Sr Consultant Ophthalmologist, Florence Hospital chanapora, Srinagar Kashmir, India
2Sr Consultant Bog, Modern Hospital Rajnagar Srinagar Kashmir, University of Kashmir, India

*Corresponding Author: Gowhar Ahmad, Sr Consultant Ophthalmologist, Florence Hospital chanapora, Srinagar Kashmir, India.

Received: December 06, 2023; Published: December 16, 2023

Abstract

Keratoconus is a kind of common ocular condition kind of CORNEAL degeneration CHARECTERISED by non inflammatory corneal ectasia so from normal flat corneal it become cone shaped having Apex and base of cone corresponding to nipple and placoid cornea respectively the condition is usually unilateral more common in females with its maximus intensity at puberty keratoconus is not a visual threatening condition but a visual disturbing. The condition is Charecterised by progressive irregular changes in corneal curvature producing irregular compound myopic astigmatism which is not properly corrected by glasses so patients complains of blued and distorter vision diagnosis is made by corneal topography and clinically by following signs. MUNSANS SIGN that is distortion of lower lid margin by bulged cornea when patient looks in downward gaze

Keywords: Irregular; Compound; Myopic; Astigmatism

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    Citation

    Citation: Gowhar Ahmad and Tasneem Gowhar. “Scenario of Keratoconus and it's Ocular and Medical Associations".Acta Scientific Paediatrics 7.1 (2024): 14-15.

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    Copyright: © 2024 Gowhar Ahmad and Tasneem Gowhar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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