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by melissa
Fri 11 Jan 2008 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Graft Update
Replies: 7
Views: 1552

Re: Graft Update -DIVING

Matthew,

You mentioned diving. Do you mean scuba diving? i am waiting for a full thickness PK, and my doctor has told me that i should be able to dive after a few months (once it is fully healed). Does anyone know any reasons why this may not be so?
Melissa
by melissa
Tue 08 Jan 2008 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: waiting period for donor cornea
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: waiting period for donor cornea

it is a wonderful gift. i am still a little freaked out by the idea, but i know i have no choice, and am sure it will be worth it. my main concern is whether i will be able to drive after the operation. I realise that i may need to hire a driver for a few weeks, as it is not possible to get around S...
by melissa
Mon 07 Jan 2008 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: waiting period for donor cornea
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: waiting period for donor cornea

Thanks for the welcome. I am in South Africa, and have been told by 3 optahlmologists that a full PK is neccessary in my right eye. my piggy backs are no longer tolerable and i battle to work without decent vision in that eye. I have been told the waiting list here is up to 2 years (not sure of the ...
by melissa
Tue 18 Dec 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: waiting period for donor cornea
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

waiting period for donor cornea

How long is the typical waiting period for a donor cornea? does it differ in different areas? Does it depend on age?

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