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by James Colclough
Sat 14 Jan 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: My Story
Replies: 8
Views: 5237

Re: My Story

there are new developments in KC options all the time, including new contact lens designs. Hopefully you'll find something which will mean you can get your life back. All the best Anne Hi I thought I would add that there is constant development. I was diagnosed when I was 20 in Swansea, since then ...
by James Colclough
Mon 24 May 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: hayfever + KC = please share your survival tips
Replies: 9
Views: 2632

Re: hayfever + KC = please share your survival tips

Piggybacking helps a bit. Optanol first thing drop in each eye, telfast tablet. At night drops again and a blast of nasacort. When it gets really bad, preservative free sodium chromalgamate (very very expensive) only good for 7 days but usually kick starts. Contact Lens wearer for 26 years, rgp with...
by James Colclough
Mon 11 Aug 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Silicone hydrogel lenses
Replies: 12
Views: 3295

Silicone hydrogel lenses

Hi, does anyone out there currently piggyback with these.

I am using biomedics daylies, as Kingston charge for these I thought I might look into Silicone hydrogel lenses, as they are meant to breathe
by James Colclough
Fri 02 May 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hay fever eye drops: "Not to be used by contact wearers"
Replies: 3
Views: 2553

Re: Hay fever eye drops: "Not to be used by contact wearers"

i have tried quite a few drops, currently happy with optanol. I put the drops in at night and in the morning about an hour before i put my lesnes in all four of them 2 soft dailies then the rgp's, comfort drops throughout the day also help as do sunglasses
by James Colclough
Mon 01 Oct 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Soft Lenses and piggybacking
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

Re: Soft Lenses and piggybacking

Finally got my lenses last Thursday. This took quite a few calls and a telephone call to PALS They gave me a years supply and discharged me. They say because I had not attended since January. My appointment in April was canceled they were notified. August I missed but my head was all over the place ...
by James Colclough
Fri 14 Sep 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Soft Lenses and piggybacking
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

Soft Lenses and piggybacking

Does anyone know if there is a supply problem with daily soft lenses from Moorfields, I have been trying since May to get the correct amount of lenses. I am about to run out again and am sick of hunting around.
by James Colclough
Sat 14 Apr 2007 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fed up - Where have I heard that before?
Replies: 38
Views: 8155

The problem was or is the right lens was issued by kingston, Moorfields will not issue they say they do not have the prescription, I now have an appointment on Friday. Thanks Anne & Michael for PM. I tried private many years ago sent me back to the eye hospital, coz they did were unable to produ...
by James Colclough
Wed 11 Apr 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: New price for NHS Contact lenses
Replies: 4
Views: 1685

if we move to wales are they free.


Not that I would want to HA HA.


Before all our welsh cousins attack, I did have three good drinking (sorry study) years in Swansea.

I remember the Hanbury and Martha's vineyard oh so well.
by James Colclough
Wed 11 Apr 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fed up - Where have I heard that before?
Replies: 38
Views: 8155

I thought it was just me but Moorfields are pretty useless. I broke my right lens yesterday. Moorfields cant prescribe as it was originally prescribe over two years ago by Kingston. Phone call to kingston I am no longer a patient, can't help, Asked for them to call my note and fax the prescription i...
by James Colclough
Mon 09 Apr 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: hayfever!
Replies: 18
Views: 4812

I use Nasacort nose spray and on the drops side try optanol you can get this on prescription, works well with rgps.

Or try tablets like telfast

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