Prominencia declares by in form of cone, which it distorts the cleared form
that is the main lens of the eye, which causes the thinning of the
and the diminution of the vision.
The advance of the formation of queratocono is generally slow and although it can stop in
of the phases, if it progresses much, the
it makes convex and it thins becoming irregular and some times forming scars.
The thinning of the
is progressive and slow, until it stops after several years of his beginning. Nevertheless, there are occasions in which its deterioration is very fast, which causes sudden blurred vision in one of the eyes. This is known as acute Hydrops and must, the sudden entrance of
towards cheats on it become thin. This hydrops improvement with time, taking weeks or months to disappear and in advanced cases only forms superficial scars in the apex of cheats on it, which causes
greater diminution of the vision.
can affect both eyes although the degree of evolution of queratocono is different.
The causes are not known this anomaly well,
numerous studies make think that it can be of
and that it is the consequence of an abnormality of the growth.
Another one of the theories, affirms that queratocono can be
or that he is secondary to other
and some also create that it can be of endocrino
Another factor that is related to queratocono is the vigorous frotamiento of the eye.
Although queratocono is not one of the most
affections of the eye, is
either, since it calculates that it affects to one of
two thousand people and does not respect level cultural partner or geographic area of the world.
The affected group of population more is generally the young people in the stage of the puberty.
The people affected by queratocono must be alert to any
in the condition of their eye or its vision. If it experiences blurred vision, comezón, irritation, lagrimeo or secretion must go to the ophtalmologist, to review the
lenses. The women must have well - taken care of when using
that can cause an
or inflammatory reaction and any person that suffers of queratocono must use
to swim and
of security, mainly if are in
or practice some sport.
The content of this note is informative and it does not replace the medical diagnosis, reason why we do not become people in
on its use.