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For patients who have keratoconus or other forms of corneal ectatic disease, their vision progressively declines due to deformation of their cornea. Regular glasses and contacts are often found to be unhelpful and the patients need to use Rigid Gas Permeable (hard) contact lenses...


Kidney cancer begins in the kidneys and can spread to other organs including the lungs, bones or liver. The exact cause of kidney cancer is unknown, but there are certain risk factors linked to it including smoking, asbestos, family history, gender, Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome, obesity, high blood pressure, diuretics and race...


Kidney stones are one of the most painful and common disorders of the urinary tract. A kidney stone is a solid mass of crystals that forms from excreted substances in the urine...


Kidney vascular disease, also known as renal vascular disease, is the name given to a variety of complications that affect the arteries and veins of the kidneys...


A knee ligament injury is an injury to one or more of the four primary ligaments in your knee. Ligament injuries to the knee are very common in sports that require stopping and starting or quickly changing directions...


Knee ligament sprains and tears occur when the ligaments in the knee joint get overstretched or torn. The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body because it connects the thighbone and shinbone and is used for so many essential functions, such as walking and jumping...


Kyphosis is a curvature of the upper portion of the spine, measuring 50 degrees or greater when viewed from the side. A normal spine can bend between 20 and 45 degrees in the upper back area when viewed from the side and is usually straight when viewed from behind...