How to choose a Keratoconus Doctor
The Keratoconus doctor should have finished training in an accredited Ophthalmology program. This is basic eye surgery education. Following this the doctor should have undergone further learning management of corneal diseases. As you may recall Cornea is the clear front part of eye. It is also the portion affected by Keratoconus disease.
The Keratoconus doctor should have finished training in an accredited Ophthalmology program. This is basic eye surgery education. Following this the doctor should have undergone further learning management of corneal diseases. As you may recall Cornea is the clear front part of eye. It is also the portion affected by Keratoconus disease. It is necessary the doctor has mastered surgery of this part of eye. Rajesh Khanna, MD is trained in Cornea from University of Cincinnati.
The doctor shoul The doctor should be an expert in management of bulging eye or Keratoconus. He should understand the pathology of Keratoconus. Importance of family history, genetic associations, environmental factors and the natural progression of the disease should be clear to the doctor. Dr. Khanna has been treating patients from Keratoconus for over two decades.
Certification In Keratoconus Procedures
A Keratoconus surgeon has to learn about newer treatment modalities of Keratoconus. He should be trained and certified in intacs corneal ring segments. He should be experienced in Corneal Collagen Cross Linking procedure. Dalk and laser corneal transplantation require special skills too. Doctor Khanna performs these cutting edge treatments.
Multiple Surgical Options
The MD should be able to offer the above mentioned procedures to patients suffering from keratoconus. That way the best option for the person can be chosen. Keratoconus doctors at our center offer the latest surgical options.
Board Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology
This implies that peers have vetted the doctor in the field of Ophthalmology or study of eyes. Dr. Khanna is certified by ABO.
Skillful Surgeon with steady hands
No tremors in hands, eyes like an eagle and heart like a lion. Don’t hesitate to ask the surgeon to show you his hands. We were tempted to put a video of the Keratoconus doctors hands, but it would appear like a still picture.
Universities check the credential s of all doctors working for them. This allows you to choose someone trusted. Rajesh Khanna, MD is a voluntary clinical instructor at UCLA.
Keratoconus disease has its onset in the teen years. It is sad to see kids and young adults suffer from this ailment. The doctor needs to be compassionate and help the patient sincerely.
We love and care for patients of Keratoconus.