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Do you or your child have Keratoconus?
Eye Exams Are Necessary to Diagnose, and Treat Keratoconus!

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Why an exam is important for diagnosing and treating Keratoconus?

Your cornea is the transparent, outer lens of your eye, and it typically has a smooth dome shape. Keratoconus describes a condition in which the corneal structure isn’t strong enough to maintain a healthy ball shape. As a result, the cornea bulges outward into more of a cone. Our professional optometric team at our eye care clinic is knowledgeable about how to diagnose and treat keratoconus.

We can help improve your family’s vision problems!

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Your cornea is held in place by very small collagen fibers. When they are weakened and too fragile, they aren’t able to preserve the round shape of your cornea. A reduction in the protective antioxidants of your cornea, which act to destroy damaging by-products made naturally by corneal cells, is what causes keratoconus.

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Our eye doctors will inspect carefully for the signs of keratoconus during your comprehensive eye exam. It’s critical to inform us of any symptoms that you’ve been experiencing. To diagnose the condition, we’ll measure the shape of your cornea. Computerized Corneal Topography is used for this procedure, which takes a picture of your cornea and analyzes it instantly.

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Keratoconus is rare, with an estimated one person out of every 2,000 having the condition. It generally appears in the teenage years and can progress slowly or rapidly. Keratoconus also runs in families, so if you or your children are at risk, it’s advised to contact us for a thorough eye exam.

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The first line of treatment is usually new prescription eyeglasses. If this solution doesn’t help you achieve good vision, then contact lenses will be tried. Rigid, gas permeable lenses are typically prescribed. Severe keratoconus may lead to extreme scarring, due to overstretched collagen fibers. If the back of your cornea tears as a result, swelling may occur. We can help.

Office Hours & Locations

Folsom

421 Blue Ravine Road, Suite 300
Folsom, CA 95630
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Rocklin

6809 Five Star Boulevard, Suite 100A
Rocklin, CA 95677
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Gold River

2200 Sunrise Boulevard, Suite 120
Gold River, CA 95670
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Citrus Heights

5959 Greenback Lane, Suite 120 & 130
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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EYEcenter is committed to providing a healthy environment for our visitors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the updates below regarding new office hours and closures.

EYEcenter Folsom will be closed starting Wednesday, March 25th. Tuesday, March 24th, materials will be available to pick up in Folsom until 5 pm. Materials may be picked up at the EYEcenter Gold River location after that date.

EYEcenter Midtown will be closed until further notice. Materials ordered from that office may be picked up at the EYEcenter Citrus Heights location.

The other three EYEcenter locations will be open for essential eye services and emergencies Monday through Friday from 9:00 am through 2:00 pm, also until further notice. We will continue to assess and update as necessary.

If you have material orders you would like us to mail to you, please give us a call . A $10 shipping fee will apply for items mailed from our office.

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