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by Stace234
Fri 25 Sep 2015 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Second Opinions
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Second Opinions

Hello,

I'm looking at travelling to Moorfields to receive a second opinion regarding treatment options and lenses. Is there anyone on the forum who has a specialist they regularly see there or could recommend please?

Thanks
Stacey x
by Stace234
Sun 20 Sep 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: What job do you do and how does keratoconus affect it?
Replies: 24
Views: 8679

Re: What job do you do and how does keratoconus affect it?

Nicole dont worry i squint a lot too even with my glasses on! Clearly they are not doing a lot! Had the same experience at university and had to really battle to get any sort of help (even then it wasn't too useful) but one thing they did do is let me sit in a different room for exams where the natu...
by Stace234
Sun 20 Sep 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dark nights...
Replies: 1
Views: 820

Dark nights...

Anyone else dreading the dark nights rolling in? When the times you can drive are cut in half and walking down the street after 5pm becomes a challenge? With Keratoconus i wonder how everyone else deals with living in a country where daylight hours are so dramatically reduced? This time of year alwa...
by Stace234
Tue 23 Jun 2015 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Access to Work
Replies: 1
Views: 888

Access to Work

Hi, Recently i have been seeking help due to more deterioration in vision. I am lucky to hold onto my driving licence. I recently spoke to Action for Blind Bristol and they are fantastic. Highly recommend going to see them! They advised me to start talking to Access to Work... I put in an applicatio...
by Stace234
Thu 09 Apr 2015 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ghosting and Blurriness
Replies: 11
Views: 3824

Re: Ghosting and Blurriness

A fair while unfortunately... I was referred to see some other consultant (really long name i cant remember!) to look at other causes. It was in the September it started clearing so must have been... 14-15 months... I struggled with light reflection/sensitivity before CXL as well and im still sensit...
by Stace234
Thu 09 Apr 2015 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ghosting and Blurriness
Replies: 11
Views: 3824

Re: Ghosting and Blurriness

A fair while unfortunately... I was referred to see some other consultant (really long name i cant remember!) to look at other causes. It was in the September it started clearing so must have been... 14-15 months... I struggled with light reflection/sensitivity before CXL as well and im still sensit...
by Stace234
Wed 08 Apr 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Portable Magnifiers - Which One?!
Replies: 3
Views: 1379

Portable Magnifiers - Which One?!

Hello All, I am looking to purchase a portable magnifier to help with reading paperwork in the workplace and also books, menus etc. Can anyone recommend one? There seems to be so much on offer and i have no idea what i should be looking for in one. Also are there places you can try them out? Thanks ...
by Stace234
Wed 08 Apr 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: What job do you do and how does keratoconus affect it?
Replies: 24
Views: 8679

Re: What job do you do and how does keratoconus affect it?

I work as a gymnastics coach and also conduct professional development seminars for primary teachers. This makes life interesting with progressed KC... I cant support children doing gymnastics moves with my glasses on, partly due to fear of breaking them and also because my co-ordination is off. How...
by Stace234
Wed 08 Apr 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ghosting and Blurriness
Replies: 11
Views: 3824

Re: Ghosting and Blurriness

Only in my right eye which is worse anyway and does sod all! But the symptoms have gone now :)
by Stace234
Tue 10 Mar 2015 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ghosting and Blurriness
Replies: 11
Views: 3824

Re: Ghosting and Blurriness

Hi I had CXL two years ago and experienced the same thing as you are stating. My light sensitivity and ghosting were worse in the first 6 months following the CXL however by my 1 year check up things had started to stabilise in the right eye. My left eye took longer to stabilise and i have had 3 new...

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