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by Green
Tue 23 Oct 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stress levels and KC
Replies: 4
Views: 1141

Re: Stress levels and KC

Very sorry to read this, I sincerely hope you are being given support and have a successful prosecution. Emotions do impact on visual acuity (and lens wear) in my experience but it's not area that interests practitioners, like everywhere else they expect positive stoicism
by Green
Tue 23 Oct 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spare lenses - are they are luxury or a necessity?
Replies: 9
Views: 1916

Re: Spare lenses - are they are luxury or a necessity?

They are a necessity but spares have to be paid for and there's no accommodation by eye hospitals for income ditto solutions. PALS state (I have it in writing) if people on £74 a week or less can't afford it for friends & family to pay, I kid you not.
by Green
Mon 22 Oct 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lifespan of a corneal graft?
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

Re: Lifespan of a corneal graft?

Survival rates of full thickness corneal grafts [Australian stats used by Moorfields]: 89% at 10 years post-op 49% at 20 years “ 17% at 23 years “ Re-graft survival rates: 2nd graft – 53% 3rd graft – 33% Survival rates for partial grafts [DALK] more commonly done now [which can’t be done to those wh...

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