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Benefits and KC

Posted: Sat 21 Oct 2017 8:40 pm
by Madwoman1
Hi my 19 year old daughter has KC. She has had it for nearly a year now, her KC has progressed very quickly and she on the list for a graft.
I'm just wondering if there are any government benefits she can claim.

Re: Benefits and KC

Posted: Mon 23 Oct 2017 4:44 pm
by Lia Williams
There aren't any specific benefits associated with keratoconus.

However there are benefits for people who are registered as blind or partially sighted. There are a few people with KC whose vision cannot be corrected either by treatment and/or with contact lenses and have registered.

A leaflet written by Moorfield's Eye Hospital explains the benefits of registration: ... ighted.pdf