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by Steven Williams
Thu 01 May 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Have you ever had a VDU risk assessment at work?
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Have you ever had a VDU risk assessment at work?

I am prompted to create this thread by Gareth who in his recent posts has regularly referred to the regulations requiring employers to carry out VDU assessments. Incredibly this is not even referred to on our charity's Factsheet for employers which I provided to my former employer upon commencement ...
by Steven Williams
Tue 15 Apr 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is your KC mild, moderate advanced or severe?
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

Re: Is your KC mild, moderate advanced or severe?

From my own personal research I have discovered the curvature of a normal cornea is 44 diopters so not alot of difference between that and mild KC which probably accounts for why people who do have KC will never be/are yet to be diagnosed. I suspect the majority of diagnosed KCers, like myself, have...
by Steven Williams
Thu 10 Apr 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is your KC mild, moderate advanced or severe?
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

Is your KC mild, moderate advanced or severe?

Discovered this gem of information which clearly defines the parameters http://kcglobal.org/content/view/14/26/ Corneal curvature Mild keratoconus < 45D Moderate keratoconus 45 - 52D Advanced keratoconus 52 - 65D Severe keratoconus > 62D Corneal thickness in microns Normal cornea 543 Microns Early k...
by Steven Williams
Mon 07 Apr 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Liverpool meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 1194

Re: Liverpool meeting

http://www.keratoconus-group.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15621 I dont know how many KCers attend NHS Liverpool Lea but sadly it was a very poor turn out in view of the fact that the meeting was for the north west. There may have been 15 people in the room including the two representatives ...
by Steven Williams
Tue 18 Mar 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: North West KC Group meeting - Liverpool 22 March 10-30am
Replies: 5
Views: 1839

Re: North West KC Group meeting - Liverpool 22 March 10-30am

Any chance of addressing the question concerning numbers registered Anne.
by Steven Williams
Thu 13 Mar 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Optometric management - what are your k readings?
Replies: 3
Views: 859

Re: Optometric management - what are your k readings?

Such measurement gives an indication of changes in your KC to enable you to know were you are on the scale and they are on record and such data maybe useful for KC medical research and a better understanding of the disease enabling improvements in management - preventative as well as solutions and m...
by Steven Williams
Wed 12 Mar 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Optometric management - what are your k readings?
Replies: 3
Views: 859

Optometric management - what are your k readings?

http://www.optometricmanagement.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleid=71489 If you dont know what your k readings are, i.e you are not being told at your appointments how do know at what stage your KC is mild-severe? At what point, i.e K reading does your KC become a "disability" under the Equ...
by Steven Williams
Wed 12 Mar 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: NHS Cornea transplant at Leeds
Replies: 3
Views: 862

Re: NHS Cornea transplant at Leeds

Nice link, Steven; though I'm unclear on the Leeds relevance. Did you mean to post a different link?


If you had watched the u tube video link you would have understood why John
by Steven Williams
Sat 08 Mar 2014 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Last time posted record on profile
Replies: 5
Views: 1012

Last time posted record on profile

Why is this facility no longer working on my profile. All it has is a "-"

Have all users last time posted facility been disabled? if so is there any particular reason for this?

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