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by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 02 Mar 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Astounding in 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4574

Re: Astounding in 2014

I send info about Scottish support group meetings by e-mail and have done for at least 10 years to save postage, and personal time printing and stuffing envelopes. There are a few people who I still send hard copies to, who don't have e-mail. I have found that e-mail addresses change frequently and ...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 13 Dec 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Some good news
Replies: 8
Views: 1913

Re: Some good news

Great news. That will be make a big difference to you and your daughter.
It also proves that helpful info can be picked up at KC conferences, and also a support group meetings.
by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Recommend Keratoconus Specialist @ Manchester Royal Eye Hosp
Replies: 7
Views: 3941

Re: Recommend Keratoconus Specialist @ Manchester Royal Eye

When you move into the NHS system you accept whoever the specialist is in your local hospital.People base their recommendations on their experiences of particular specialists-experiences differ. I'm fortunate that I go to a hospital in the north and we have very good opthalmologists. However on a pu...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 21 Dec 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Contacts fogging up
Replies: 8
Views: 5055

Re: Contacts fogging up

It may be that the lens is drying up and you need to use moisturisers- ones suitable for contact lens wear.Clinitas has a range that a lot of people use.The lens fit may not be ideal which is another reason for a lens going foggy. Try alternative contact lens solutions first - particularly some of t...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 21 Dec 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: How much support do you access?
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: How much support do you access?

I used to teach Home Economics. I was struggling to wear GP lenses because the ventilation was very poor. In the new build school each window only opened about an inch. I got dust extractors for all the classrooms that I worked in and I had a support work 15 hours a week to be in my practical classe...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 04 May 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: NHS procedures questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3427

Re: NHS procedures questions

It can feel like a minefield when you are first diagnosed with keratoconus.You wonder how your vision will change and what treatment is best. Contact lenses usually make a huge difference to your vision.The hospital eye service does prescribe contact lenses. You get appointments for that department ...
by Elizabeth Mair
Wed 02 May 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Update: Corneal Graft Experience Questionnaire
Replies: 7
Views: 1670

Re: Update: Corneal Graft Experience Questionnaire

Zoe, I've sent an e-mail copy of your questionnaire out to every KC member on the Scottish e-mail list. Hopefully you will receive some replies from them. Elizabeth
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 15 Apr 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: To all who have joined this forum recently
Replies: 198
Views: 93122

Re: To all who have joined this forum recently

Emma, As you are studying in Glasgow are you able to come to the Glasgow KC support group meeting on Saturday 21st April , 2-4pm at Strathclyde University Chaplaincy centre, John Street, near George square. It is the building opposite the student union. Our speaker is speaking about Nutrition and ey...
by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 12 Apr 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: Calling members in Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 11493

Re: Calling members in Scotland

I've often gone to Sight village and it has been very good. Unfortunately it is during the week and daytime when I'm working so I wont be able to go this year.
by Elizabeth Mair
Tue 13 Mar 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Edinburgh KC support group
Replies: 2
Views: 799

New Edinburgh KC support group

A new support group will be starting in Edinburgh on Saturday 19th May.It will be held at Cameron Optometry in the centre of Edinburgh.Joanne and Christine along with Ian Cameron will be running the group. Let us know if you are interested in attending or finding out more, so that we can give you de...

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