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by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 23 Sep 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Could face the sack due to my KC!
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Re: Could face the sack due to my KC!

I'm wondering if the medical line that you had when you were off work following intacs surgery, stated whether you should resume normal duties at work, or if duties should be restricted due to vision problems.This might help your case. (The only thing is that technically you were doing your shopping...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 05 Sep 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Glasgow Support group
Replies: 0
Views: 994

Glasgow Support group

The next meeting is on Saturday 18th September at 2pm till 4 pm at Strathclyde University Chaplaincy centre, John Street, Glasgow. (Near Queen Street station and George Square) We have the TV room. We haven't had a meeting for a few months due to circumstances so I hope that lots of people will come...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 10 Jan 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Few QUestions Dry Eye, Glare
Replies: 3
Views: 1106

Re: Few QUestions Dry Eye, Glare

My glasses have reaction lenses - go darker in bright light.I couldn't go back to normal glasses as these ones make such a difference. I still need to sun sunglasses if I'm abroad and it is very bright, but day to day in the UK reaction lenses are great.Towards the summer optometrists ofetn have rea...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 10 Jan 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Does cold weather effect lenses?
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Re: Does cold weather effect lenses?

Cold weather definately affects my lens wearing time.My eyes end up watering making my lenses drier. When I'm skiing I've usually to resort to my glasses although my vision isn't nearly as good with them.My wearing time would be too short on the slopes, plus there is the difficulty of removing them ...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 10 Jan 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: KC people living in Scotland
Replies: 78
Views: 51512

Re: KC people living in Scotland

I'll miss you too at Gartnavel My next appointment is Jan 29th at 9.30. Is anybody else at the clinic on that morning? Elizabeth
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 29 Nov 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Application Forms - Disability?
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Application Forms - Disability?

When applying for teaching posts I had to complete a separate medical questionaire which I took in a sealed envelope to the interview. I declared that I had keratoconus in the questionaire. When appointed I contacted the medical person at work and explained the effect that KC might have at work, bef...
by Elizabeth Mair
Thu 26 Nov 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind
Replies: 14
Views: 12814

Re: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind

We have been hoping to start a support group in Edinburgh for several years. One of the optometrists who has a practice in the centre of Edinburgh has even offered us the use of his premises for meetings. If people were interested in running a support group in Edinburgh I would help them get it up a...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 22 Nov 2009 2:15 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind
Replies: 14
Views: 12814

Re: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind

Just to remind people about the Glasgow support meeting. It is from 2-4pm, the usual time.We have booked the TV room so we will be there,unless the rest of the centre is free, then we will be in the main lounge. Hope to see lots of people there. Unfortunately Paul who has just received his own guide...
by Elizabeth Mair
Wed 11 Nov 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind
Replies: 14
Views: 12814

Re: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind

I'm surprised that announcing the next Scottish group meeting has raised so many issues.As a Scottish group we cater for the needs of all our members as far as possible including thsoe who are quite visually impaired. One member is in the process of getting a guide dog and another has tried to get o...
by Elizabeth Mair
Sun 08 Nov 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Scottish Local Group
Topic: Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind
Replies: 14
Views: 12814

Next Scottish group meeting Guide dogs for the Blind

We meet on the 28th November at Strathclyde University Chaplaincy Centre, John Street, Glasgow (Near George Square/ Queen Street station) Our speaker is Pamela Munro who will tell us about the criteria for getting a Guide dog.Gillian Bosten a group meember will also share the interview that she did ...

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