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by jay87
Sat 04 Mar 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: KC Stabilised at 29??
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: KC Stabilised at 29??

Thank you very much Lia ,

Have a lovely weekend X
by jay87
Fri 03 Mar 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: KC Stabilised at 29??
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

KC Stabilised at 29??

Hi All, I hope you are all well! It has been a while since i've posted but thank you very much for the newsletter Anne! Well yesterday I had my annual Hospital appointment for a Pentacam scan etc to see how my KC is doing. I was diagnosed in 2011, and now 6 years later I have been discharged to Gene...
by jay87
Tue 31 May 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers
Replies: 18
Views: 6116

Re: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers

Glad you have all found this thread helpful! The active ingredient is hyaluronic acid, it is used in face creams, as a gel, and as a face pack for beauty as well! It works by being hydroscopic,meaning attracting water to the eyes, skin, you name it. lol. I put a face cream with SPF 15 and Hyaluronic...
by jay87
Thu 26 May 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Frequently asked Questions - and Answers
Topic: Dry Eye products
Replies: 7
Views: 8863

Re: Dry Eye products

Hi S+H1, Welcome to the Keratoconus Group! If you would like to join the group and receive our newsletter please private message Anne Keplacz. I see you have posted in the FAQ page, this is fine, Just to let you know more people post in the General Discussion Forum, and I have made a thread with a l...
by jay87
Fri 20 May 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers
Replies: 18
Views: 6116

Re: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers

It can take up to a month for full effect I am a partial blinker too, so I always have to force a full paused blink That helps tear production as well, I only use eye drops for rinsing instead of saline and only Peroxide to disinfect, and household towel and antibac soap, i am an eye hygiene freak a...
by jay87
Wed 18 May 2016 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers
Replies: 18
Views: 6116

Re: Calling out to all Dry Eye sufferers

On your next optom visit if you keep taking them, in a slit lamp they will see the diff in tear layer

It can take uo to a month

Are you finding any increase comfort or difference yet?

Thanks

Jake
by jay87
Mon 16 May 2016 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: dvla confused
Replies: 12
Views: 2145

Re: dvla confused

The opthamlologist said as long as when they do an eye test you are 20/20 with both eyes you dont need to declare it.

Obviously if your vision declines you can not drive, would not be insured, and must inform the DVLA.

Thanks

Jake
by jay87
Mon 16 May 2016 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Any tips for vitamins/diet/exercise??
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: Any tips for vitamins/diet/exercise??

You are very welcome Fiona,

All the best,

My optom has confirmed that due to what i mention i have a full thick tear layer where i previously had a thin quickly evaporating tear layer

Jake

Xx
by jay87
Sun 15 May 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hard RGP lens Cleaner -The Cost of Them!
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: Hard RGP lens Cleaner -The Cost of Them!

Thanks for that, I will get out and have a look!

x
by jay87
Sun 15 May 2016 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Glasses-RGP combo?
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Glasses-RGP combo?

Oh also I used the glasses over RGPs to help with night driving halos and glare x

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