Our expert says:
Research has shown a possible relationship between malfunction of beneficial enzymes found within the eye's surface and an accompanying chemical imbalance that leads to toxic damage and thinning of eye tissue. It appears to have a genetic cause in some people. Eye damage from keratoconus also can be linked to factors such as overexposure to sunlight, improper fittings of contact lenses, excessive eye rubbing, and continual (chronic) eye irritation.
Things you can do -
Wear a good pair of sunglasses and avoid strong sunlight
supplement with omega 3 and vit c and a good multivitamin
Use an antihistamine or mast cell stabilizer eye drop if you have allergies and itchy eyes.
Wearing rigid contact lenses is still the mainstay of treatment. You won't be able to reverse damage as it is a degenerative disease.
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