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by RedOnion
Fri 16 Feb 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: KC Newbie here
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: KC Newbie here

Welcome! Everybody has a different experience and thankfully my CXL worked but I know how bad the degradation in vision feels. My job involves a lot of driving and losing that became a genuine fear (I love my job). I've been given a hybrid lens for my left eye but I'll need to get used to it before ...
by RedOnion
Sun 11 Feb 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cost of RGP Lenses on the NHS?
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: Cost of RGP Lenses on the NHS?

I've just been for my lenses and I was the same price. I think it's a standard price.
by RedOnion
Sun 04 Feb 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Urgent CXL advice needed please
Replies: 6
Views: 395

Re: Urgent CXL advice needed please

I had mine done separately too, which worked for me. It's really a judgement call at the end of the day. I haven't heard of that procedure either but sounds interesting!

Keep us updated with how it goes and trust it will go well for you!
by RedOnion
Sat 03 Feb 2018 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Urgent CXL advice needed please
Replies: 6
Views: 395

Re: Urgent CXL advice needed please

I’d suggest discussing this with your specialist if you haven’t already. I had epi off in both eyes, and yes it does hurt for a couple of days after but the level of pain varies from person to person. In my case, the left eye was really sore while the right was nothing more than a niggling nuisance....
by RedOnion
Wed 31 Jan 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Corneal Haze from Cross-linking
Replies: 21
Views: 10277

Re: Corneal Haze from Cross-linking

Hi, can anyone tell me there thoughts on cxl? I had it last week, vision is terrible, now been reconmended to have procedure on my ‘good’ eye, but totally unsure as of yet. Hi Barry, I had it done in both eyes last year (on separate dates) and it took a few weeks before my vision returned to proper...
by RedOnion
Fri 08 Sep 2017 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To all who have joined this forum recently
Replies: 189
Views: 89029

Re: To all who have joined this forum recently

Hello all, Relatively new to the forum and it's been a great help just reading but feel I'd like to contribute now. Anyway, I'm Dave, 34, and just recently diagnosed with KC though I know I've had it for a number of years, it was a change of optician that caught it. I'm 6 days on from having CXL don...

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