Tozer Eye Center is proud to announce that Dr. Kevin Tozer and Dr. Michele Lee are the first in the Arizona to perform genetic testing for keratoconus utilizing the AvaGen ™ kit from Avellino.
With AvaGen ™ genetic testing the doctors at Tozer Eye Center can provides insight into patients’ individual genetic risk or likelihood of developing keratoconus (KC) and the presence of TGFBI (Transforming Growth Factor Beta Induced) corneal dystrophy. This new genetic diagnostic assessment tool enables early diagnosis and treatment that can often make a dramatic difference in the disease’s progression and its impact on lifestyle. If you have been told you might have keratoconus or have a family member that has keratoconus and want to know if you have a genetic risk, please contact Tozer Eye Center to schedule your keratoconus screening examination.
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