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Contemporary Keratoconus Treatment – Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) was FDA-approved in 2016, and it rapidly changed the state of professional keratoconus management. In fact, it is probably the most...

Intacs correct your nearsightedness…and keratoconus!

Ever wanted an easy way to get clear vision & reduce your keratoconus symptoms? With nearly 20 years behind their design & development, Intacs are...

Can losing a contact lens be traumatic?

Can losing a contact lens be traumatic? For keratoconus patients, losing a scleral lens can be. Imagine scanning the floors for a contact lens worth...

About Consultations & Keratoconus

Routine eye exams ensure that a local eye doctor can check the health of your eyes for signs of ocular disease and ensure your vision stays...

World Keratoconus Day — November 10th, 2018

Understanding how one person's case of Keratoconus started and developed can help other people with Keratoconus find comfort and acceptance for their own condition. Keratoconus...

Vanessa G. San Francisco

I’ve had different procedures and surgeries done for both my eyes. I am a patient living with Keratoconus and until I found the eye turner...

Rich F. San Ramon

Went in Tuesday for my 4 week follow-up from my PRK surgery. My operated eye has been healing very well. No pain whatsoever, and not...

Rich F. San Ramon

I had PRK surgery last week by Dr. Turner. So far everything is going good. Here’s my experience so far. Day before surgery – picked...

Adam L. Albany

They have a new doctor. Doctor Patel. He is a very friendly and knowledgeable surgeon. I was glad to have met him....

Chris F. Milpitas

I just had both eyes done with the custom wavefront Lasik, using the thin flap blade procedure. I am extremely happy with my results. I...

Richard S. Alameda

I have read all the reviews on yelp and have to say that Dr. Turner is a first class Dr. and human being. Up until...

Adam H. Richmond

I went to Turner Eye Institute because it provides more than just LASIK eye surgery. They provide nearly every possible treatment that is currently available...

Riboflavin Treatment – Removing the Epithelium

Riboflavin treatment has shown great results in some studies in strengthening the cornea of patients with keratoconus. The treatment acts by increasing cross-linking within the...

Crosslinking treatment of progressive keratoconus: new hope

In the August 2006, Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, Gregory Wollensak presents his finding for the treatment of progressive keratoconus using collagen crosslinking by the photosensitzer riboflavin...

Riboflavin and Corneal Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Keratoconus patients have better opportunities than ever for treatments of their condition. Two new technologies have now been combined to offer a substantial benefit for...

Corneal Collagen Crosslinking with Riboflavin treats Keratoconus

Here is an article presented in Ophthalmology Times: Collagen crosslinking shows promise for keratoconus sill more prospective clinical data needed to characterize risks and benefits...

Happy 4th of July

Turner Eye Institute wishes everyone a happy 4th of July. We would like remind everyone to use protective eyewear where appropriate in using fireworks or...

Successful Treatments for Keratoconus

The new Corneal Crosslinking treatment with Riboflavin has shown success since being introduced by Dr. Stephen Turner in Northern California. Recent studies are showing that...

PR Release regarding Corneal Crosslinking corneal treatment for keratoconus

http://www.pr.com/press-release/27461 Collagen Crosslinking Using Riboflavin and UV Light Exposure for Keratoconus — First IRB Approved Study in India Started at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad Collagen Crosslinking...

Same Experienced Keratoconus Surgeon, New Location in San Jose

Although Dr. Turner has previously been performing Keratoconus Correction in San Jose, Turner Eye Institute has a new location in Campbell, California. Dr. Stephen Turner...

Curing Keratoconus – Biomaterials

Scientists are discovering new biomaterials for use in bones, tissues, and other locations throughout the human body. We are following recent advances in corneal technology...

San Jose Keratoconus Treatment Center is moving locations

Beginning October 1st, 2007, Turner Eye Institute and Horizon Vision Centers will relocate the Keratoconus Treatment Center branch in San Jose. The new San Jose...

Emerging technology for keratoconus

The billion dollar Hubble Telescope has been assisting astronomers for nearly two decades now, gathering information about our own Milky Way galaxy and the rest...

Ellie C. San Jose

I am surprised that the only rating on this place is a poor one-star. I had Lasik surgery done by Dr. Steve Turner 6 years...

Could Embryonic Stem Cell Research Cure Keratoconus?

News has been released that British scientists are planning to use embryonic stem cells to cure age related macular degeneration, a common form of blindness....

Keratoconus treatment with adaptive optics

New technology using adaptive optics is beginning to influence new treatments for keratoconus. Wavefront guided corrections have shown advantages in correcting optical aberrations that are...

Possible Keratoconus?

I recently met a lady near Walnut Creek (in Conta Costa County) who was asking for the best corneal transplant surgeon in the San Francisco Bay...

Keratoconus options, rigid contact lenses or intacs surgery?

Frequently patients with keratoconus are choosing between wearing contact lenses and having intacs surgery. Hard contact lenses can improve vision much better than glasses for patients with keratoconus but some...

Keratoconus Advances in 2007

Patients with keratoconus are constantly seeking the best treatment for their eyes. Many of those dealing with keratoconus feel that the treatment they have received thus far...

Experiences with Intacs and Synergeyes for keratoconus patients

Keratoconus patients are often difficult fits for contact lenses. The steepness of the cornea and the need to avoid contact with the apex of the cone...

Addition Technology Receives FDA Approval for Intacs for Keratoconus

Medical Device may restore visual function for patients with keratoconus and could defer the need for corneal transplant for moderate to severe keratoconus DES PLAINES,...

San Leandro Cornea Specialist Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Stephen Turner, M.D. has been helping Bay Area residents see for 30 years now. Even more impressive than the length of time that Dr. Turner...

SynergEyes KC offers new Contact Lens treatment for keratoconus

There is now a hybrid contact lens specifically developed for patients with keratoconus SynergEyes® KC. It is a cross between a hard and soft lens...

Help Keratoconus wants you to get out and vote

While help keratoconus is mainly a site dedicated to providing news and insights into treatments for keratoconus, with election day today we would like to...

Intac Surgery More Effective for Early Keratoconus

Turner Eye Institute is seeing an increased number of keratoconus patients in the practice. Many of these patients with keratoconus are being referred from optometrists who are...

Contact lenses may cause progression of Keratoconus

There is some evidence to suggest that contact lens wear can increase the likelihood of progression of keratoconus. While the studies are not conclusive, there is significant...

In the future, Implantable Contact lenses might replace LASIK Surgery

While LASIK is the most popular form of surgical vision correction today with over a million Americans undergoing the procedure each year, that might change...

5 Year Follow-up to Intacs Patients

A recent study of the effects of intacs on patients treated for keratoconus summarized that intacs are useful in the management of keratoconus. It concluded the careful...

She came to see again – A keratoconus story

This article about a patient with keratoconus was in the Concord Monitor Newspaper: She came to see again By SARAH LIEBOWITZ, Monitor staff, September 11....

Girl Scout writes about Keratoconus

The following was written by members of the Wayland Girl Scout Troop #3178: Last spring, Wayland Girl Scout Troop #3178 visited the Boston Foundation for...

New Contact Lenses for Patients with Keratoconus

Here is a press release regarding new contact lenses for patients with keratoconus: InovaOne recently launched a new interactive broadband website that showcases the company’s products and services...

Increasing treatment of keratoconus in San Francisco Bay Area

More and more patients from Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco, and Concord are undergoing treatment for keratoconus with Dr. Stephen Turner. Since obtaining FDA approval for intacs...

Non-profit organizations seek cornea donors to prevent blindness

A former keratoconus patient with the eye patch she wore after a cornea transplant saved her from blindness in her left eye. She may need a transplant in her...

Keratoconus Patients and LASIK Surgery

Keratoconus patients are suffering from a disease that weakens the collagen structure within the cornea. This results in vision with decreased clarity. Many patients with...

Keratoconus Blog

This keratoconus blog will help educate people about the effects of keratoconus as well as the experience of patients with keratoconus. This keratoconus blog will...

Keratoconus San Jose

Keratoconus Treatments require a trained corneal specialist with a high degree of experience. San Jose patients seeking to consult with a corneal specialist about keratoconus are...

San Francisco Bay Area Keratoconus

Keratoconus Treatments in the San Francisco Bay Area are frequently performed by Dr. Stephen Turner. Dr. Turner is recognized as a top surgeon in the San Francisco Bay Area...

Intacs for Keratoconus Treatment

Dr. Turner has now performed over 200 procedures with Intacs for keratoconus and/or ectasia within the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose. Over the...

LASIK vs Keratoconus

While LASIK is a very effective treatment for refractive errors, the procedure is avoided and considered harmful to patients who are diagnosed with keratoconus. LASIK...

Keratoconus Web Site and Blog

Welcome to our web site dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus. The web site will be updated regularly as new treatment options and...