Questions to ask your ophthalmologist about keratoconus

  • What are my treatment options?
  • What is the goal of the treatment?
  • What are the side effects of the treatment?
  • What are the success rates of the treatment?
  • What will happen if I don't have treatment?
  • How often will I need to have a check up?
  • Am I eligible for any clinical trials?
  • What treatment would you choose if you were me?
  • How will I know if the treatment is working?
  • Am I at risk of any other eye diseases?
  • What will happen to my sight - now and in the long-term?
  • Are there any activities I should avoid?
  • Is there anything I can do at home to slow my keratoconus?
  • Should my family members be tested, even if they don't have symptoms?
  • Can I still drive?

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