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by FERNANDO
Sun 11 Nov 2018 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Emotions and KC?
Replies: 6
Views: 941

Re: Emotions and KC?

Hi space_cadet: I obviously don't know your personal case, but I am positive about (almost) every single patient willing to wear contact lenses can do it. I don't want to show arrogant just confident, please forget me if I seem so!!. Nowadays we have multitude approaches for the contact lens managem...
by FERNANDO
Fri 02 Nov 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Problem with Optician
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

Re: Problem with Optician

Piggy-backs was something great in the past and helped to solve many issues in patients with keratoconus. At this moment, personally, I don't see them as a first choice as the contact lens industry has evolved a great deal with new lenses and designs. But it is still worthy in many cases like yours....
by FERNANDO
Fri 02 Nov 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Emotions and KC?
Replies: 6
Views: 941

Re: Emotions and KC?

I agree 100%. Recently, I came across with a clinical study published in a highly regarded journal about the effect of meditation/yoga in the intraocular pressure of patients with glaucoma. Some time ago when patients asked me about this link I said I did not believe but now my mind has changed. Rea...
by FERNANDO
Sat 27 Oct 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lifespan of a corneal graft?
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: Lifespan of a corneal graft?

Hi Phil, As a newcomer to your country, I am amazed by the information you´ve gathered about your disease comparing with your Spanish counterparts. Thumbs up! I agree with you that your endothelial counting is low but central pachymetry is almost what to expect in your case. My first understanding i...
by FERNANDO
Sat 27 Oct 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Problem with Optician
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

Re: Problem with Optician

Hi Lia
Sorry I could not answer you before. What kind of lenses are you wearing?
by FERNANDO
Sat 13 Oct 2018 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Problem with Optician
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

Re: Problem with Optician

Hi everyone: As an optometrist who has devoted a large part of his career taking care of patients with keratoconus, before in Spain and now in the UK, I have to say that making a refraction for spectacles on patients with KCN is very demanding and tricky at the same time. First, as it was told befor...

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