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Keratoconus specialists

Treating Keratoconus near you in Baltimore, Maryland. 

The art of Treating Keratoconus in Baltimore.  Diagnosis and management/treatment of keratoconus is time-consuming and involves access to all treatment modalities. Diagnosing progressive keratoconus involves having access to the gold standard pentacam tomographer. After diagnosing progressive keratoconus, it is treated with FDA approved phototrex, and FDA approved Avedro Crosslinking CXL protocols.


FDA Approved Keratoconus treatment in Baltimore Maryland: Epi-off cross-linking (CXL) requires the removal of the epithelium, the outermost layer of the cornea, to assure penetration of the prescription eye drops. This protocol has been rigorously tested and is the only cross-linking procedure approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when performed with Photrexa Viscous, Photrexa and the Avedro Corneal Cross-Linking  System.

Keratoconus Institute of Maryland

The Keratoconus Institute of Maryland was founded by Ivan Garcia, M.D., Chief Director of Medical & Surgical services and Irwin Azman, O.D., Chief Director of Refractive and Contact Lens Services. With a combined 70+ years of experience in Keratoconus diagnosis and treatment, our keratoconus doctors understand how debilitating and frustrating having Keratoconus can be. We are Baltimore’s Keratoconus Doctors!

A Keratoconus Specialists near you in Baltimore, Maryland. Serving the following areas since 1975: Bel Air, Bethesda, Cockeysville, Columbia Crofton, Elkton, Essex, Fallston, Fredrick, Glenwood, Hampstead, Havre de Grace, Jarrettsville, Kingsville, Laurel, Lutherville, Manchester, Monkton, Parkton, Parkville, Perry Hall, Phoenix, Pikesville, Potomac, Randallstown, Reisterstown, Rockville, Roland Park, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, Sparks-Glencoe, Sparrows Point, Towson, and Westminster.