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by Anne Klepacz
Sat 28 Jan 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: subsidy for contact lenses
Replies: 34
Views: 4303

subsidy for contact lenses

Just to add to what John said, if your daughter is still in full time education she should get her lenses free. Otherwise, she should get them at NHS rate which is currently around £45 per lens and covers any changes in prescription during a calendar year. But you would need to get the prescripti...
by Anne Klepacz
Fri 27 Jan 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2006 Annual General Meeting
Replies: 10
Views: 1570

AGM

Update - our guest speaker will be Mr Stephen Tuft, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields who will be talking about the genetic study being done at Moorfields (the one you took part in Sweet)
Hope to see lots of you there.
Anne
by Anne Klepacz
Wed 25 Jan 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: epikeratophakia for KC
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Epikeratophakia for KC

Welcome David! One of the speakers at last year's conference talked a bit about epikeratophakia (John and I are currently working on a DVD and booklet of the conference which should be available later this year). As you say, unlike DALK or a penetrating graft, it doesn't involve any of the existing ...
by Anne Klepacz
Wed 25 Jan 2006 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: How do you feel about the donors?
Replies: 73
Views: 8364

How do you feel about the donors

I've only just caught up with this thread (been having access problems). We obviously do need to clear up this confusion, so I'll try and get a definitive answer - though it will probably take a little time to get a response in writing. As Andrew said, the ban on blood was to do with the infinitesim...
by Anne Klepacz
Fri 13 Jan 2006 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: I have just been diagnosed with Ketataconus! HELP?
Replies: 9
Views: 1278

I have just been diagnosed

Hi Jay! (and anyone else who has recently joined the forum) If you send me a PM with your postal address I can send you our information booklet about keratoconus which you may find helpful (or you can e-mail me at anneklepacz@aol.com)
Anne
by Anne Klepacz
Wed 04 Jan 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: A graft`s lifetime..
Replies: 16
Views: 2043

A graft's lifetime

Louise If you need more ammunition, have a look at the Conference 2001 bit on the main website and Professor Buckley's talk - in particular his reply to the first question in the q&a session where he talks about a graft lasting a lifetime. Graft failures a very rare (I know that's not much comfo...
by Anne Klepacz
Wed 04 Jan 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Help for those with eczema and KC? TV prog
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Help for those with eczema and KC? TV prog

A new series called 'Diet Doctors' starts on Channel 5 tomorrow at 8pm. I understand one of the items (not sure if it will be in tomorrow's programme) is on a product which helps some with eczema. May be worth watching.
Anne
by Anne Klepacz
Wed 04 Jan 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: intacs
Replies: 15
Views: 3218

Intacs

Kathy Not personal experience, but at our conference in June last year one of the consultants in his talk quoted a recent study which said that just less than half of the 74 eyes fitted with Intacs showed an improvement. The mean improvement was a couple of lines on the eye chart. The same study quo...
by Anne Klepacz
Sat 17 Dec 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Signs of rejection
Replies: 13
Views: 2073

Signs of rejection

Just to stress what John has already said - if you have any of these signs, go to A&E straightaway. A rejection episode caught early is much easier to treat as I quickly discovered. I had my first rejection episode not in the eye I'd had grafted a few months earlier, but in the other one, which ...
by Anne Klepacz
Thu 24 Nov 2005 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Anyone interested in London Xmas social meet?
Replies: 12
Views: 2149

Get together

We could all come clutching a copy of the latest newsletter. And I'll be the one wearing sunglasses, even though it is midwinter!
Anne

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