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by Loopy-Lou
Mon 28 Aug 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: RNIB info
Replies: 0
Views: 183

RNIB info

I've contacted the RNIB to ask they correct their website information. http://www.rnib.org.uk/eye-health-eye-conditions/keratoconus Can I get help with the cost of lens care products? If your contact lenses are clinically necessary, your hospital is responsible for providing you with cleaning and st...
by Loopy-Lou
Thu 24 Aug 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Keratoconus Film Festival
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: Keratoconus Film Festival

It's a great film Ash, well done. I hope that the festival will also consider films showing a broad spectrum of experience too including great struggle, because as with any condition, everyone copes differently, and there are still lessons to be learnt (and solidarity and support) to be gained from ...
by Loopy-Lou
Wed 23 Aug 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Any positive outcomes from this?
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Any positive outcomes from this?

Bullseye, I have directly spoken with Anne, and she did raise it with Moorfields but they didn't address it. Disabled People Against Cuts (which includes people with visual impairment) have given evidence to the UN at Geneva this week because the Special Rappoteur reported last year on "grave a...
by Loopy-Lou
Tue 01 Aug 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Success rates of corneal transplants in the UK
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Re: Success rates of corneal transplants in the UK

6/12 for driving but if it's one eye with an RGP which means zero vision if you get grit under it no one gives a shit we can go crash a car
by Loopy-Lou
Tue 01 Aug 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Drew Thompson KC Optometrist Lancashire
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: Drew Thompson KC Optometrist Lancashire

72 views in the last month and I'm the first person to comment
by Loopy-Lou
Tue 01 Aug 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Drew Thompson KC Optometrist Lancashire
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: Drew Thompson KC Optometrist Lancashire

Yes I know how you feel, there are probably others too, but ophthalmic services/charities indirectly or directly expect stoic positive thinking and there's zero activism.
I've given up with a recent lens, discharged myself from the ophthalmologist and have given up
by Loopy-Lou
Sat 01 Apr 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Good optom experience
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Good optom experience

Just wanted to relay a good optometrist experience. I've not seen her before (wish we could have continuity, even for half the time), and she really took the time to understand practical, psychological and social issues, and also validated how the Snellen chart doesn't translate to real life. She al...
by Loopy-Lou
Sat 01 Apr 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: updatey thing
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: updatey thing

It's not easy at all, there's little support in many ways, and even when there is more, it's still a very hard deck of cards to come to terms with x
by Loopy-Lou
Thu 30 Mar 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: sight loss
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Re: sight loss

Wise words..((hug)) x
by Loopy-Lou
Thu 30 Mar 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: updatey thing
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: updatey thing

Hey Lea, good to hear from you, you've been through so much, I admire how you've coped, you're right it is a sighted world.
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