The genetics of keratoconus

Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2003 Dec;16(4):607-20, vii. doi: 10.1016/s0896-1549(03)00099-3.


Isolated keratoconus with no associations is by far the most common keratoconus presentation seen by a practicing clinician. This article explores the genetics of this most common form of keratoconus.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Keratoconus / genetics*
  • Molecular Biology