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by Grant
Tue 14 Nov 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Anyone who has KC who have adult children who dont have KC
Replies: 3
Views: 209

Re: Anyone who has KC who have adult children who dont have KC

Two sons, 21 and 18. I'm the only person I know with KC.
by Grant
Sat 11 Jun 2016 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: At what point did you 'give in' to keratoconus?
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: At what point did you 'give in' to keratoconus?

I think of it as 'accept' rather than 'give in' but that is probably influenced by the fact that I'm not affected as badly as many others. When I was still able to wear glasses I was obsessed about achieving 'perfect' vision. As soon as I noticed any slight degradation I was back to the optician and...
by Grant
Thu 28 Jan 2016 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Next London members meeting 19th March
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: Next London members meeting 19th March

Unfortunately I won't be able to make it this year :-( If anyone hasn't been before I can thoroughly recommend it - a great chance to meet fellow KC's and the presentations are always interesting. Anne, if the session could be recorded - even if only audio - it would be helpful for those who can't m...
by Grant
Tue 08 Dec 2015 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: diagnosis in 30s
Replies: 7
Views: 1277

Re: diagnosis in 30s

Hi Toffee, I was around the same age as you when I was first diagnosed, became apparent when my glasses prescription went from changing every 18 months to every 6 months. Managed with glasses for a few more years until I reached the point I couldn't drive and swapped to contacts. Been through three ...
by Grant
Thu 03 Dec 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: is it classed as disability
Replies: 4
Views: 1245

Re: is it classed as disability

I have suggested eye hospitals have 'solution foodbanks' whereby anyone visiting for an appt could leave extra bottles of solutions/saline for patients in the above positions. For people who can't afford dinner they can't afford solutions now removed from NHS prescriptions. I reckon many of us woul...
by Grant
Wed 28 Oct 2015 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Sudden change making piggy back wear impossible
Replies: 4
Views: 696

Re: Sudden change making piggy back wear impossible

Tiny tear in the soft lens? The symptoms match my experience when there is a small tear or chunk missing from the edge of the lens. Not being able to see too well doesn't help when trying to spot any imperfections...
by Grant
Thu 08 Oct 2015 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Andrew MacLean, RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 1567

Re: Andrew MacLean, RIP

Didn't have the pleasure of meeting Andrew but hugely appreciated his contribution to the forum.

RIP
by Grant
Wed 05 Aug 2015 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Declaring keratoconus to the DVLA
Replies: 16
Views: 2899

Re: Declaring keratoconus to the DVLA

Good news! Bet that's a relief.
by Grant
Mon 27 Jul 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Human vision limits
Replies: 0
Views: 654

Human vision limits

Not sure if this is available from the UK, I'm using a foreign IP and found it whilst browsing the BBC site:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2015072 ... man-vision

Nothing really specific to KC but still interesting.

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