On the behalf of National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF), Keratoconus Australia, and UK-based Keratoconus group, we would like to thank you to everyone who participated in the "KC: Through My Eyes" 2021 World KC Day Photo Contest. We received 38 entries from 11 countries. Here are our winners! First-Place Overall: Mandi (MI, USA) When asked to … Continue reading 2021 Photo Contest Winners
2021 Photo Contest Finalists
Thank you to all who submitted a photo! We appreciate your participation. Keep "Spreading the Word" about keratoconus! Final winners will be announced in the coming weeks. Winners will be contacted Best, NKCF Eye-Care Professional Category Finalists Masoud (Iran). "It shows the light of sight."Bita (MA, USA). "Keratoconus is an invisible disease to many. Unlike … Continue reading 2021 Photo Contest Finalists
KC: Through My Eyes A Photography Contest for the International Keratoconus Community How does Keratoconus Affect your Outlook on the World? The US-based National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF), Keratoconus Australia, and the UK-based Keratoconus Group invite anyone connected to the keratoconus (KC) community to share how KC affects perspective using photography. Patients, friends, family members, and … Continue reading Photo Contest
Keratoconus Through My Eyes: A World KC Day Photography ContestSubmit by October 31, 2021 "Focus on Keratoconus: A Live Webinar" - 4pm PST / Nov. 10Webinar hosted by Avellino LabsA recording will be available "Keratoconus Update - Ask the Experts" 5pm PST / Nov. 10Webinar hosted by OculusA recording will be available Chang Reaction Episode … Continue reading 2021 Events
To make a contribution in honor of World KC Day, or in honor of a person close to you affected by keratoconus, please visit https://nkcf.org/donations/ to make a gift to the University of California, Irvine, which will be used exclusively to raise KC awareness through the National Keratoconus Foundation.
GLAUKOS VIDEO SERIES In honor of World KC Day, Glaukos has partnered with the NKCF to launch a video series titled "KC Perspectives: Making an iMPACT" to highlight our commitment to keratoconus patients and their families. With this series, Glaukos will be featuring people who have a personal and/or professional connection to keratoconus and treatment … Continue reading 2020 Events:
Don't Let KC Be Your Story - Gary Abud Jr. It’s been about 25 years since I was first diagnosed with Keratoconus (KC), and over the years it has been a big part of my story but, at one time, it was my story. I can still remember my parents telling me, when I came … Continue reading Our Stories
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What is World KC Day?
World KC Day is a national awareness day, sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, dedicated to raise awareness about keratoconus (KC), educate and advocate for those living with KC.