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by charlene godfrey
Thu 17 Jul 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Will the NHS supply lenses free of charge?
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Re: Will the NHS supply lenses free of charge?

When i was trying out contact lenses i didnt have to pay unitll the fit was correct but then had to pay £50 a pair.You might be able to check with the dispensing department at the hospital you are being treated.
by charlene godfrey
Thu 17 Jul 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just moved to Canada - I need help
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Just moved to Canada - I need help

i have a graft in left eye and am very comfortable wearing my glasses.I tried numerous contacts which i didnt get on with and so stuck with the glasses,Yes the perscriptions are very high but not so much now in my grafted eye but if it means i can carry on working and driving and running after a bus...
by charlene godfrey
Thu 17 Jul 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: My Son's Corneal Graft
Replies: 7
Views: 1577

Re: My Son's Corneal Graft

what a lot of bad luck with the reaction.I had my graft in november and still were my sunglasses very frequently even on bright but not sunny days It wasnt untill eye tests in january that i started to progress on the chart.I didnt return to work till march and it was only then i started drivng agai...
by charlene godfrey
Sun 13 Jul 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Collagen Binding?!?!?
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Re: Collagen Binding?!?!?

as far as im aware yes i will be having this treatment in the nhs as no body has mentioned any thing of a charge or private treatmnet
by charlene godfrey
Fri 27 Jun 2008 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Collagen Binding?!?!?
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Re: Collagen Binding?!?!?

hi I have just had a discussion with my consultant regarding this new treatment. I had a graft on left eye back in November I am now offically better off as have gained a line! They are considering this treatment for my right eye. explained it that you would go into theatre so as to keep all sterile...
by charlene godfrey
Tue 30 Oct 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: cancelled graft
Replies: 4
Views: 920

cancelled graft

I cant beleive it im so dissapointed 3 months ago i was booked to have my corneal graft in plymouth it was due on this thurs 1 nov and they phoned and cancelled monday lunch.Apprently the donor was to old(70) please can any one out there answer some of my questions and make me feel better 1.Why did ...
by charlene godfrey
Fri 01 Jun 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hospital visit - confused, upset & lots more...
Replies: 20
Views: 3717

hey thats quiet strange when I was first diagnosed I was obviously upset worried and fearfull of the future.I was refered by spec savers to my eye infirmary and had my first appointment with a very scary and frankly intimidating opto! She quiet frankly told me that my KC was not that bad and whar on...
by charlene godfrey
Wed 09 May 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: pre graft questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

many thanks

thanks to all once again for responses cleared up alot of my queries so will now happily wait for the postman and yes of course i will check with the consultant next time i see him whenever that mught be !!! ha ha
by charlene godfrey
Sun 06 May 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: pre graft questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

pre graft questions

hi ther was wondering if you guys could answer a few queries for me as the leaflet i have been given by consultant is pretty basic 1.how long prior to graft do you have to take antibiotics? 2.what type of medication do you take after graft? 3.is it correct that you will no longer be considered to be...
by charlene godfrey
Sat 05 May 2007 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: yipee referal result
Replies: 2
Views: 827

yipee referal result

hi folks sorry it took so long to give you an update but after seeing the dreaded consultant on thursday (and having a health care assistant perform a vission test and tell him that the right eye was the bad one not the left !!!!!) he took a look at my eyes and said he could see how bad they were an...

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