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, the 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 corneal surgery from the University of Cincinnati.
The doctor should be an expert in the management of Keratoconus and 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 with Keratoconus for over two decades.
Certification In Keratoconus Procedures
A Keratoconus surgeon has to learn about newer treatment modalities of Keratoconus. They should be trained and certified in Intacs corneal ring segments and they should be experienced in Corneal Collagen Cross Linking procedure. DALK and laser corneal transplantation require special skills too. Dr Khanna performs these cutting edge treatments.
Multiple Surgical Options
The doctor should be able to offer the above mentioned procedures to patients suffering from Keratoconus so 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 the 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 credentials 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.
Reasons Dr. Khanna is the BEST Keratoconus Surgeon
Passioniate & Caring
Corneal cross linking, cornea transplant and Intacs are FDA approved and are manufactured by Addition Technology, which is in Illinois. They require every surgeon to undergo a didactic training program where a lab is available to practice surgery on non human eyes. Proctoring is essential on the first human cases. Similarly, a trained CXL expert can only impart knowledge to an eye doctor wanting to perform corneal cross linking. Rajesh Khanna, MD is an expert on the only FDA approved Avedro corneal collagen cross linking with Photrexa/KXL system.
Experience & Skill in Management of Keratoconus
The surgeon you will entrust your vision to should have performed numerous surgical treatments of Keratoconus. Evidence of this would be in YouTube video testimonials, written testimonials and online reviews from previous Keratoconus patients. Dr. Khanna has been performing eye surgery for over two decades. As a Keratoconus expert he has helped hundreds of Keratoconus patients achieve better vision and return to active lifestyle.
Knowledge of Research of Keratoconus Eye Disease
An expert in Keratoconus must be up to date with the latest clinical and laboratory research in the subject of Keratoconus. Around the world, people are researching causes and treatment of Keratoconus. One procedure cannot fix all, therefore, rather than only focusing on, or inventing one type of treatment, experts need to be aware of various newer approaches. They must follow the research so that you can save your time and rely on them. The expert has to use their judgment to see which of the newer modalities will turn out to be the best. In the United States, it’s important to work with FDA. Non FDA approaches are not considered to be the right tactic. As will be evident from this website, the apps on Keratoconus and the book on Keratoconus, available on Amazon, Keratoconus Doctor Rajesh Khanna is aware of the latest research and incorporates that research on Keratoconus which emanates from around the world.
Keratoconus Expert serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Ventura and surrounding areas.
A recognized Los Angeles Keratoconus Expert, and master in the field of corneal cross linking, Rajesh Khanna, MD is available to help you attain better vision and halt the progression of your Keratoconus eye disease. Labeled an expert in Keratoconus, he is passionate to restore an active lifestyle for you.