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by Steven Williams
Sun 15 Dec 2013 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Corneal graft - precision laser surgery
Replies: 12
Views: 4968

Re: Corneal graft - precision laser surgery

Pam thanks for the information regarding laser surgery. What age is your daughter and when was she diagnosed with KC? One fact you should be are aware of with CXL and corneal transplants tis here are no guarantees and outcomes can be negative as the evidence on this board shows (eg. Space Cadet). Wh...
by Steven Williams
Tue 10 Dec 2013 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Corneal graft - precision laser surgery
Replies: 12
Views: 4968

Corneal graft - precision laser surgery

The most often asked question here and most difficult and scary decision of my life was should I risk it or not - a graft i.e a corneal transplant. My management of KC has been don't take risks unless you have to, keep wearing glasses until they dont work, then contact lenses after correcting dry ey...
by Steven Williams
Sat 07 Dec 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Topography after corneal graft
Replies: 4
Views: 2423

Topography after corneal graft

Could anyone who has recently (in the last 5 years) had a corneal graft inform me how long it was after your operation that the first topography was taken.
by Steven Williams
Sat 07 Dec 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: eye drops for eurethamicin
Replies: 8
Views: 3273

Re: eye drops for eurethamicin

Hi Lea. Thank you for your thread and posts which was the final straw for me and prompted me to raise this thread:- http://www.keratoconus-group.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=13779 the reason being that all the steriods for the past nearly 4 years have resulted in weakening muscles of my eye ...
by Steven Williams
Sat 12 Oct 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Flaxseed oil and dry eyes
Replies: 6
Views: 3162

Re: Flaxseed oil and dry eyes

Dry eyes a regular thread topic and key symptom of KC in my opinion. To commence wearing contact lenses particularly hard rgp lenses before resolving this problem is madness. Came across the many gems of information from KCers on this forum:- Re: New to KC Postby nicola lewis » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:30...
by Steven Williams
Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cornea day in London
Replies: 6
Views: 2571

Re: Cornea day in London

Due to late notification I wont be going to this interesting event as I could not purchase any cheap discounted rail tickets (at least 3-4 month notice required to get these)

Look forward to reading here reports/information from the day or even u tube link of days events would be marvelous.
by Steven Williams
Fri 21 Jun 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: When to Start Wearing Contact Lenses?
Replies: 7
Views: 3155

Re: When to Start Wearing Contact Lenses?

A wise decision imho Alastair
by Steven Williams
Sun 16 Jun 2013 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dua's layer discover exciting new part of the eye!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2166

Re: Dua's layer discover exciting new part of the eye!!!

Thanks and well done for posting saima123, an exciting discovery?, further evidence that this website is a huge resource and asset for the KC community. Could this be a huge breakthrough and discovery in the treatment of KC and discovering the cause? If your on the transplant waiting list is it wort...
by Steven Williams
Sat 15 Jun 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Manchester Conference
Replies: 8
Views: 4060

Re: Manchester Conference

Just got back home on the train from an excellent and successful conference - cant believe how quickly the day passed by. Particularly got alot out of discussions with other KCers. Well done and many thanks to those responsible for making it happen and helping on the day and to the four professional...

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