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by melissa
Wed 20 Oct 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: RGP LENSES
Replies: 6
Views: 1414

Re: RGP LENSES

the brain sometimes takes time to adjust.... maybe that is the problem. how long have you had the lens in the right eye? do you wear it most of the time? i only wear a lens in one eye. so as not to confuse my brain i often close that eye if i am not wearing the lens- otherwise my brain will struggle...
by melissa
Mon 18 Oct 2010 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: second graft with 30 days
Replies: 25
Views: 5451

Re: second graft with 30 days

good luck sheila... i am sure it is not what you were hoping for.. i hope it goes well!
by melissa
Mon 18 Oct 2010 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Alcohol delamination
Replies: 12
Views: 4324

Re: Alcohol delamination

shame that does sound like an ordeal... i am glad it is feeling better- was it an ulcer? i have experienced how quickly they can attack and how painful they are... my doctor knows now that i know the difference between an ulcer and a scratch... if i say it is an ulcer i go to the front of the queue....
by melissa
Fri 15 Oct 2010 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Artificial Cornea made of human collagen
Replies: 4
Views: 1456

Re: Artificial Cornea made of human collagen

cool! these scientists are cool!
by melissa
Fri 15 Oct 2010 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: punctal plugs
Replies: 6
Views: 1806

Re: punctal plugs

i had these plugs fitted and i think it helped. They put trial ones in first and then a week or two later put the permanent ones in. it is a very simple painless procedure... a little ticklish only. they are little pieces of silicone (i think) which the opthalm picks up with tweezers and slips into ...
by melissa
Thu 23 Sep 2010 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Removing Piggyback lenses
Replies: 10
Views: 3305

Re: Removing Piggyback lenses

shame ian, i know what you mean....
i normally just wet my fingers ALOT with soaking solution and feel around until i find it. the worst is when it folds over itself and hides under your eyelid....
i think the drops will help.... let us know
by melissa
Wed 22 Sep 2010 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: hello everyone
Replies: 9
Views: 2000

Re: hello everyone

lots of positive thinking and rest.... good luck and keep us in the loop!
by melissa
Tue 21 Sep 2010 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: hello everyone
Replies: 9
Views: 2000

Re: hello everyone

hi Sheila... welcome. I am sure you have a lot of support to offer those new to KC!
by melissa
Mon 20 Sep 2010 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Having stitches removed!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2298

Re: Having stitches removed!!!!!!!!!!!

hiya. when i had my stitches out this was my experience: i booked an hour session at my opthalm. i took my mother with so that i had someone to drive me home. my doctor put anesthetic drops in my eye, and then i sat in the normal examination chair and he held my eye open. all i had to do was keep my...
by melissa
Wed 08 Sep 2010 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: started Piggy Backing today
Replies: 4
Views: 1231

Re: started Piggy Backing today

well done- i am glad you are getting the hang of it. i always carry a baby mirror and a sucker thingy a case with fresh solution in it and a little sterile wipe (the ones called Blephadosis- made for people with Blepharitis- you can actually wipe the inside of the eyelids with this...) the last one ...

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