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by eye16
Mon 11 Jul 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Compression suture
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: Compression suture

Thank you for your reply. I've had all my sutures removed which wasn't pleasant to say the least. First half were taken out rough which lead to rejection. But nevertheless the graft is fine now. They are not happy with the shape the graft has taken after the relaxing incisors hence having this compr...
by eye16
Sun 10 Jul 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Compression suture
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Compression suture

Hi all, Background: At 16 diagnosed with keratoconus At 27 - had full thickness transplant. At 29 (in Jan 2016) had relaxing incisors. Now in sept I will be having sutures back in my eye just the one or two. I am quite apprehensive about this as last time I had stitches in my eye I was under GA. I a...
by eye16
Sun 10 Jul 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Compression sutures
Replies: 0
Views: 489

Compression sutures

Hi all, Background: At 16 diagnosed with keratoconus At 27 - had full thickness transplant. At 29 (in Jan 2016) had relaxing incisors. Now in sept I will be having sutures back in my eye just the one or two. I am quite apprehensive about this as last time I had stitches in my eye I was under GA. I a...
by eye16
Sun 10 Jul 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Frequently asked Questions - and Answers
Topic: Compression suture
Replies: 0
Views: 1118

Compression suture

Hi all, Background: At 16 diagnosed with keratoconus At 27 - had full thickness transplant. At 29 (in Jan 2016) had relaxing incisors. Now in sept I will be having sutures back in my eye just the one or two. I am quite apprehensive about this as last time I had stitches in my eye I was under GA. I a...
by eye16
Thu 07 Jul 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To have a transplant or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3152

Re: To have a transplant or not?

Yes Libby I did have the operation. Did your daughter go ahead? X
by eye16
Thu 07 Jul 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To have a transplant or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3152

Re: To have a transplant or not?

I know this is very very late. But thank you Chris for your reply. :)
by eye16
Thu 07 Jul 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 3rd transplant rejection episode
Replies: 39
Views: 10418

Re: 3rd transplant rejection episode

Hi Sheila, I have just read your story and just wanted to wish you the best of luck. Hope things have got better x
by eye16
Fri 28 Jun 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To have a transplant or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3152

Re: To have a transplant or not?

oh really? i wasnt aware of that, i thought that was the life spam. Sorry for the incorrect information. My eye is quite problematic, and im always having to press down on it, it helps with the pain. Im still very confused about matters, i think when i see my surgeon ill be able to make a more infor...
by eye16
Thu 27 Jun 2013 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To have a transplant or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3152

Re: To have a transplant or not?

Thanks for the replies. How old was everyone else when they received their transplants? Only reason i ask is that I know they will not last the whole of my life, and if this one is successful, i know i will have to have another one in 15-20 years. I know what risks are involved using long term stero...
by eye16
Wed 26 Jun 2013 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To have a transplant or not?
Replies: 14
Views: 3152

Re: To have a transplant or not?

Thank you for your reply Andrew. Can I ask how old you were when you got the transplant? Ive just got a weird gut feeling, and scared. I have just made another appointment in Aug to see my Surgeon Mr Tuft, to get another opinion. They also suggested collagen cross linking for my right eye. Is this p...

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