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Happy New Year from Keratoconus Group

From all of us here at the Keratoconus Group, we wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.

On behalf of everyone at the Keratoconus Group, we hope you have a very happy, healthy, and prosperous 2019. For the coming year, we wish you all good health and clear vision, free/low-cost health care, better insurance coverage, comfortable contact lenses, successful corneal grafts, effective crosslinkings, and stable corneal parameters!

May 2019 be a HAPPY YEAR of keratoconus management my friend. Remember, you have keratoconus, it doesn't have you! #selfcare #doctorvisits #payattention #liveyourbestKClife๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘“

We are strong .... we are rare .. we have to bring positivity in our life either its difficult .. but he have to fight the war of sight & blindness #keratoconus is our partner and will remain ... to accept it with a big heart ๐Ÿ˜”

I am amazed with your incredible perseverance and to please check with your doctor to see if you are a candidate for FDA approved cross linking as there are 62 national and regional insurance companies that have positive coverage. Happy Holidays!

Here is to hoping for a cure in 2019!

Hoping the new year brings to you the best of everything in life, may there be no struggle or hurdles, hope things sail smooth and your eyes shine as bright as your future and make you believe nothing can stop you! ❤️ I am proud of you, fighter. Lots of love, positivity, strength and healing energies! ✨

Don't give up! This can be beaten and will! Be a warrior, not a victim! With each coming day/year we can spread awareness and get more support! Please spread the word and help cure us and our kids!! Much love to you!!

Richard A., LinkedIn

Don't give up! Don't rush to a transplant. There is no one contact\scleral lens that is great for everyone. Find a keratoconus specialist who can provide great vision. DON'T GIVE UP!

Avigail N. Stephen Azman, Facebook

Stay S T R O N G!! This may be the year for a cure!!!!

Anastasia Gonzalez, Facebook

Among the many eye problems that can make ones life difficult #keratoconus is certainly one of them Requires great patience, NO eye-rubbing, and an experienced clinician to care for you for 3 reasons: 1- to maximize your visual function with glasses and or contact lenses 2- apply CXL when and if needed so to avoid a transplant 3- screen family members (especially teens) for #keratoconus expression and possibly offering #2 and last remember that life’s difficulties only make us stronger and more compassionate: Happy New Year!

A. J. Kanellopoulos, MD.‏

๐ŸŽผ Things are going to be great, and they'll only get better, Your future's so bright, ya gotta wear shades! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Michael Blocker Langley, Facebook

Dear [Keratoconus] Fighter, I want you to know, you are not alone. I struggled for years with keratoconus but the last two years saw my sight decline. All of sudden I was unable to drive myself around, my family did the driving for me. I struggled for two years, attempting to find the perfect fitting lense. I was referred to alot of people but never got a perfect fitting lenses. Everytime I got discouraged and after every failed trial lenses I cried. I had to stop my studies and adjust my life. It was hard but my family would never let me give up so I kept fighting until I got a perfect lenses two months back. I know its long message but all I want to tell you is do not give up, keep fighting. Keep telling yourself ..... I am not keratoconus๐Ÿ’ช

Ke Itseng Mmago Loatile, Facebook

It's a new year and new possibilities don't worry about not seeing the blessings coming your way because there coming this is your year keratoconus

Ruby Jones, Facebook

You are only beaten when lay down. Blindness is not a disability it’s just something else to get over. There are blind musicians, photographers and painters.

Karl Tomkins, Facebook

I can see better days ahead for so many of us; let's celebrate.

Cidney Thomas, Facebook

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