Celebrating World Keratoconus Day!

November 10th is World Keratoconus Day – a day where we at Charleston Cornea & Refractive Surgery help to spread the word and create awareness! To help us do so, here are 10 quick facts about Keratoconus! Keratoconus, often called ‘KC’, is a progressive eye condition where the cornea thins and bulges into a cone-shape. This…

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How Corneal Cross-Linking Treats Keratoconus

If you’ve been diagnosed with the degenerative eye condition known as keratoconus, there’s hope. A revolutionary procedure called corneal cross-linking can halt the disease’s progression and preserve the vision you have. At Charleston Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Dr. David O’Day specialize in helping patients retain and regain their eyesight. If you have keratoconus or think…

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3 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Your Cornea

Your cornea in the front of each eye is transparent, perhaps seeming to lack substance, but it’s a highly-organized tissue that is important to your overall eye health and function. It safeguards your eye from foreign materials such as dust or bacteria, while providing a smooth surface to absorb oxygen and nutrients from tears. Here…

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