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PTK or Corneal transplant? barbarehg1233 — Jan 31, 2016 09:30PM PST

Hi all,
My son was diagnosed with keratoconus when he is 17, he has a double vision too. I heard that this disease is hereditary, but none of them in our family has a vision problem. I wonder whether this may lead to losing his eyesight. He is very much afraid about his future. His ophthalmologist in See by Intravision, Oakville had suggested him to have a corneal transplant surgery. Is it complicated? While browsing, I read about a specialised procedure called PTK for keratoconus. Does anyone hear about it? What is this procedure about? Which is better? PTK or corneal transplantation? Please share your experience.

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Blake MyFitnessPal Agent Feb 01, 2016 10:30AM PST

Hi,

Thank you for taking the time to post in the MyFitnessPal support center. I would encourage you to re-post this in the community on the MyFitnessPal website. This section of the site is dedicated to technical issues and troubleshooting.

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