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by Stealth_Za
Wed 17 Aug 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Son of 7 years old just diognosed
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: Son of 7 years old just diognosed

Just wanted to add on to what others said, you've mentioned that he is hypersensitive to allergens. It would be good practice to prevent eye rubbing as much as possible and to alleviate it with medication (confirm with your medical professional) as KC is aggravated by eye rubbing. Also the CXL proce...
by Stealth_Za
Wed 17 Aug 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 22 Years On.. and its Advice Time!
Replies: 14
Views: 3813

Re: 22 Years On.. and its Advice Time!

I only registered today, but I just wanted to congratulate you on making it through so many years with keratoconus (I've only had about 8yrs so far). I tried all the lenses you mentioned but I got my fit for a scleral lens today and it was amazing (comfort/vision) compared to all the others. Good lu...
by Stealth_Za
Wed 17 Aug 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 'Natural' treatment
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: 'Natural' treatment

I agree with Lia above, CXL is very effective especially if it's caught in the very early stages before it begins to progress. When it starts, it moves quickly.
by Stealth_Za
Wed 17 Aug 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To all who have joined this forum recently
Replies: 189
Views: 89077

Re: To all who have joined this forum recently

Hi, I'm new to the forum. I've been a KC sufferer since around '08 (I'm now 23). I've tried every lens (RGP too painful, piggyback too laborious, soft ones did nothing and hybrids kept clouding after an hour). So safe to say I never used any lens for more than a week after getting them and I've gott...
by Stealth_Za
Wed 17 Aug 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Eye drops after CXL
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: Eye drops after CXL

It's completely normal. Tastes ugly though. Mind you I had the epithelium-off version of CXL in '08 so I was worried more about the pain :shock:

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