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Keratoconus News – health & wellbeing

Keratoconus & Mental Wellness The Save Sight Institute in Sydney, Australia, reviewed 31 articles published in the last 2 decades examining the impact of keratoconus on mental health.

Man-made synthetic materials and blue light A team of University of Ottawa researchers and their collaborators have  shown  when a novel light-activated material pulsed with low-energy blue light can effectively reshape and thicken damaged corneal tissue, promoting healing and recovery.

Pollution a Risk Factor for Keratoconus Study shows a correlation between the rate of fine atmospheric particles and the prevalence of the condition.

Keratoconus News – in the know

David Torrans was diagnosed with keratoconus as a teenager and had the first of four cornea transplants in 1984. Raising the awareness of cornea transplants, David was interviewed by BBC Northern Ireland. He said the gift of donating a cornea, or any organ, “is transformative and so important” and would urge people not to feel squeamish about it.

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