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by Anne Klepacz
Wed 17 Nov 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Private vs nhs in Birmingham area
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Private vs nhs in Birmingham area

Hi Clare and welcome, Covid has affected waiting times in the NHS - I'm not sure whether it will also have meant that there's a longer wait for private treatment as well. Quite a few corneal specialists in NHS hospitals also see patients privately, so you may well see the same consultant in the clin...
by Anne Klepacz
Tue 09 Nov 2021 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Moorfields Keratoconus Patient Day booking open
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Re: Moorfields Keratoconus Patient Day booking open

There are still places available so do book your free place before it's too late. We'd love to see you there.
by Anne Klepacz
Sun 07 Nov 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Scan Results
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Scan Results

Hi Kieran,
A rigid contact lens does flatten the cornea temporarily, so you could expect a lower reading just after taking out the lens. But perhaps the difference is a bit more than the lens would usually make, so another scan is in order to check whether it's a real change.
by Anne Klepacz
Mon 01 Nov 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Best solution for GP Lenses
Replies: 7
Views: 1373

Re: Best solution for GP Lenses

Should be back in the shops by the end of this week, according to Bausch and Lomb.
by Anne Klepacz
Mon 25 Oct 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hard Contact lens shortage
Replies: 7
Views: 1512

Re: Hard Contact lens shortage

If that's the same as Blink Total Care then that is now available on Amazon and should be coming back to the shops. Other solutions are also now available, so it's just a question of the products reaching the shelves. There is apparently still a delay on Boston Advanced Cleaner which should be avail...
by Anne Klepacz
Mon 25 Oct 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Keratoconus event
Replies: 1
Views: 1508

Re: Keratoconus event

We now have the link to the recording of this webinar https://youtu.be/NqK5o6dYvPA Talks from a variety of health professionals and people with KC and a variety of topics including how Covid has affected people with KC, dry eye and allergy, the latest research in Australia from the KC registry they ...
by Anne Klepacz
Sun 17 Oct 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lens wearers and medical emergencies
Replies: 2
Views: 1110

Re: Lens wearers and medical emergencies

An excellent suggestion, thank you.
by Anne Klepacz
Sun 17 Oct 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Keratoconus event
Replies: 1
Views: 1508

Keratoconus event

I have only just been told about this, so apologies for the extremely short notice, but if you're not doing anything at 8am tomorrow Monday 18th, you could join this webinar from Australia https://www.keratoconus.org.au/2021/09/21/keraclub-2021-living-with-keratoconus-today-and-beyond-monday-18-octo...
by Anne Klepacz
Mon 11 Oct 2021 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Moorfields Keratoconus Patient Day booking open
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Moorfields Keratoconus Patient Day booking open

This exciting event is being held on Saturday 27th November in central London. As well as reporting on the trial of crosslinking in children 10-16 there will be sessions on developments in research into KC in adults and on patient priorities - what research would most help us in the future. Speakers...
by Anne Klepacz
Sat 09 Oct 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Living with keratoconus
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Re: Living with keratoconus

Hello and welcome to the forum. I've moved your post to the general discussion forum where more people will see it. What sort of lenses did you have? There's several different lenses that can be used for KC, including hybrid lenses, puggy backing (wearing a soft lens underneath a hard lens) and the ...

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