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Suitable treatment of keratoconus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   sir,i need to know about an eye problem
User :   u there?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed with your query
User :   my sister has just been detected with an eye disese- cratocornus
Doctor :   o
User :   she is 20 yrs old
Doctor :   when was it detected
User :   kindly tell me the prognosis and suitable treatment
User :   8 days ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this disaese curable?
User :   what further step should be taken by us
Doctor :   it can be cured by medically or laser in 80% of the pateints
User :   we are from delhi
Doctor :   In most cases, the cornea will stabilize after a few years without ever causing severe vision problems. But in about 10 to 20 percent of people with keratoconus, the cornea will eventually become too scarred

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