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by Marc Pritchard
Thu 19 Jul 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: What is your favourite word?
Replies: 15
Views: 3628

COPACETIC

Love it, means all is satisfactory, which is the way I feel most days.

I also like Muppet as well, plus PLUM, DOUGHNUT, DULT (slang term picked up from Judge Dredd Comic).
by Marc Pritchard
Tue 17 Jul 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Smoking ban
Replies: 9
Views: 2405

As an ex smoker I really don't believe in the ban at all, it's just as easy for non smoklers to not use facilities, until this government actually does something to help people stop then people should be allowed to smoke where ever they want. I think Pubs should also have the choice on whether the w...
by Marc Pritchard
Fri 13 Jul 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Percentage of Sucessful Transplants
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Percentage of Sucessful Transplants

I couldn't find the thread it was originally posted in but whilst looking around I found this on the RNIB. In at least 20 per cent of people with keratoconus, the cornea may become extremely steep, thin and irregular, or the vision can no longer be improved sufficiently with contact lenses. At this ...
by Marc Pritchard
Wed 11 Jul 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Dr Who chit-chat
Replies: 66
Views: 11485

I heard there was a cartoon series of Dr Who too. Does anyone know when/where this is running? There's a doctor who show on at the weekends in the morning, you can catch the cartoon there. It's probably on a saturday as I'm never up early on a sunday. It is aimed at kids though so you may not find ...
by Marc Pritchard
Tue 10 Jul 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Floaters??
Replies: 6
Views: 1897

I get them too, always wondered what they are, worse thing is, when I close one eye they tend to get very noticable. :x :x :x
by Marc Pritchard
Mon 09 Jul 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: CORNEAL COLLAGEN CROSSLINKING WITH RIBOFLAVIN (C3R)
Replies: 6
Views: 1475

Whilst great information it does worry me that things like this aren't mentioned, and this is not an option for everyone suffering with KC Safety of UVA-Riboflavin Cross-Linking of the Cornea. Review Cornea. 26(4):385-389, May 2007. Spoerl, Eberhard PhD *; Mrochen, Michael PhD +; Sliney, David PhD +...
by Marc Pritchard
Fri 06 Jul 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Three word story
Replies: 119
Views: 22010

.. two very large ......
by Marc Pritchard
Thu 28 Jun 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Three word story
Replies: 119
Views: 22010

... people are able ....
by Marc Pritchard
Thu 28 Jun 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: The truth shall set you free
Replies: 13
Views: 3568

Hari you raise good points. The main reason for waiting is really to discover side effects and pick up on possible problems. Companies can run global trials and so we could get some really good data. But how long does it take for a side effect to start being noticable, 1 year, 2 years, 20 years. I'm...
by Marc Pritchard
Wed 27 Jun 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: The truth shall set you free
Replies: 13
Views: 3568

Whilst things like this could make a difference to our lives test still need to be made. This process will cause damage to corneas below a certain thickness and considering this is the main reason for our problem I should think it needs more research. Your right to highlight the situation but wrong ...

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