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by John Thatcher
Thu 25 Aug 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: West Midlands Local Group
Topic: Next meeting for the West Midlands
Replies: 18
Views: 18127

Next meeting for the West Midlands 15th October 2016

The next West Midlands Meeting will be held at the usual place at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre (behind the City Hospital on Dudley Road) starting at 11am on Saturday 15th October. The main topic for the meeting will be summarising the key points from the 8th KC Group Conference that is be...
by John Thatcher
Thu 25 Aug 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Next West Midlands Meeting 15th October 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Next West Midlands Meeting 15th October 2016

The next West Midlands Meeting will be held at the usual place at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre (behind the City Hospital on Dudley Road) starting at 11am on Saturday 15th October. The main topic for the meeting will be summarising the key points from the 8th KC Group Conference that is be...
by John Thatcher
Thu 14 Jul 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Experience of a Recent Corneal Graft at Moorfields
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Experience of a Recent Corneal Graft at Moorfields

One of the West Midlands members had a partial thickness graft carried out at Moorfields in early May and wrote some notes about his experiences which he shared with the group. He then followed up with answers to some questions raised and has kindly agreed that this can be shared with members. I am ...
by John Thatcher
Wed 06 Jul 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: West Midlands Local Group
Topic: Next meeting for the West Midlands
Replies: 18
Views: 18127

Re: Next meeting for the West Midlands

Just to confirm that the meeting will take place as planned at 11:00am this coming Saturday in the Midland Eye Centre and everyone welcome. I also have a short report from one of our members who had a graft at Moorfields a month ago that I will read out as Ashley won't be there. He has said though t...
by John Thatcher
Wed 06 Jul 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Next West Midlands Meeting 9th July
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Next West Midlands Meeting 9th July

Just to confirm that the meeting will take place as planned at 11:00am this coming Saturday in the Midland Eye Centre and everyone welcome. I also have a short report from one of our members who had a graft at Moorfields a month ago that I will read out as Ashley won't be there. He has said though t...
by John Thatcher
Mon 27 Jun 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Son of 7 years old just diognosed
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Son of 7 years old just diognosed

Hello Benjollie, I'm sure you must be finding it difficult to cope with all the information you are getting and sort out what is relevant but, if you haven't already heard it, the first thing to note is there is no need to panic and the second thing is that you are now in touch with a really good so...
by John Thatcher
Sun 12 Jun 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Next West Midlands Meeting 9th July
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Next West Midlands Meeting 9th July

Certainly Adam, the City Hospital postcode is B18 7QH and the Eye Centre is behind the main buildings with car access via Western Road which runs off Dudley Road (A457). There will be signs for the meeting when you go in but it is in the outpatients coffee bar area (which isn't open on a Saturday). ...
by John Thatcher
Wed 25 May 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ideal industry to go into for career with KC
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Ideal industry to go into for career with KC

Glad to hear you are being proactive and getting some help Ash, also that you recognise the effect of stress. I know it's easy to say 'keep calm' when you don't feel that way but do try to avoid letting the tension get to you, even simple stuff like some deep slow breathing and trying to empty your ...
by John Thatcher
Wed 25 May 2016 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ideal industry to go into for career with KC
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Ideal industry to go into for career with KC

Hi Ash, Office work would seem an obvious choice but a lot of industry, especially electronics, has to manufacture, assemble and test in very clean conditions and that usually comes with good lighting. However, you need to be careful as some electronics needs ultra clean/sterile conditions that come...
by John Thatcher
Mon 23 May 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: West Midlands Local Group
Topic: Next meeting for the West Midlands
Replies: 18
Views: 18127

Next meeting for the West Midlands 9th July 2016

This is to confirm that the next West Midlands Meeting will be held at the usual place at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre (behind the City Hospital on Dudley Road) starting at 11am on Saturday 9th July. It will be a support session aimed at helping anyone recently diagnosed with keratoconus ...

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