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by Elizabeth Mair
Tue 13 Mar 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: New Edinburgh KC support group.
Replies: 0
Views: 3387

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...
by Elizabeth Mair
Mon 27 Feb 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Research into KC at Glasgow Caledonia University
Replies: 4
Views: 5162

Re: Research into KC at Glasgow Caledonia University

I've sent a PM ( personal message ) to Thomas with contact details of the researcher. Elizabeth
by Elizabeth Mair
Wed 22 Feb 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: keratoconus research - tell us your priorities
Replies: 18
Views: 5027

Re: keratoconus research

I would like research into lenses suitable for patients with dry eyes. I've had to give up on lenses due to dry eyes- Vision was very variable depending on how dry the lenses were and they got really uncomfortable causing red eyes. I tried lots of different dry eye products but I'd prefer lenses whi...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sat 17 Dec 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: toric intraocular lens- any one got one? c link below
Replies: 3
Views: 1855

Re: toric intraocular lens- any one got one? c link below

I saw these intra ocular lenses on display at the 2nd European KC conferenc in Bordeaux in September.There seemed to be 2 different styles - ones with hooks on them and ones with loops on them. I don't know anybody with KC who has had one, to find out if they are really successful.The procedure woul...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 18 Nov 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Technology for students with KC...Please can you help!
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: Technology for students with KC...Please can you help!

I have a laptop which doesn't have a mirror like screen. It is an Acer one.I think you can also get anti glare screens to put on top of PCs/laptops. Remember that you can change background or font colours on your computer to make documents more comfortable to read. Concept Northern would be a good c...
by Elizabeth Mair
Fri 13 May 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Where do you buy your solutions from?
Replies: 2
Views: 1054

Re: Where do you buy your solutions from?

Postoptics is an online supplier which I've found good. They send out solutions quickly too and often have special offers.They supply all makes of contact lens and dry eye products. Have a look.
by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 10 Feb 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: WOOT WOOT!! - good news wtihin
Replies: 5
Views: 1653

Re: WOOT WOOT!! - good news wtihin

Congratulations. It proves that people with KC can succeed. Well done
by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 10 Feb 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: new member i know thats shy and doesnt know what to say
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Re: new member i know thats shy and doesnt know what to say

Welcome to the forum. Maybe you will manage to Scottish KC group meetings too , if you live near Glasgow. I'm sure that James has told you about them too. If you want to go on the mailing list send me a PM (personal message) with your details - address and e-mail (PS dont put this info on the websit...
by Elizabeth Mair
Tue 08 Feb 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Research into KC at Glasgow Caledonia University
Replies: 4
Views: 5162

Research into KC at Glasgow Caledonia University

A PHD student at Glasgow Caledonia University (In the centre of Glasgow near mainline train stations and Buchanan Street bus station) is looking for people to take part in research at Glasgow Caledonia University, Department of Vision Sciences. He is doing 2 studies. Tear dynamics in Keratoconus RGP...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sat 29 Jan 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Eye Pavillion?
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Re: Edinburgh Eye Pavillion?

I have met one of the opthalmologists who works at the Eye Pavillion. He was the speaker at the last KC support group meeting in Glasgow. I know that if you are recommended to wear contact lens you will probably be referred to an optometrist practice near Princes Street, because the hospital doesn't...

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