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by Susan Mason
Wed 08 Feb 2012 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Katie Piper - The Science of Seeing
Replies: 14
Views: 6353

Katie Piper - The Science of Seeing

Hello all I have just listened to the program and whilst I appreciate that it related to stem cell treatment to repair a cornea I heard that one lady had the treatment and then went on to have a cornea transplant and anti rejection drugs were mentioned. Katie Piper also seemed to indicate that she t...
by Susan Mason
Sun 05 Feb 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Drops
Replies: 8
Views: 2855

Re: Drops

Hi all

I too would be grateful for any tips, as Adam since my graft, where possible someone has done the drops for me but obviously sometimes I need to do my own and do seen to struggle :(

Susan
by Susan Mason
Sat 28 Jan 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 6 Days Post Op ........
Replies: 6
Views: 2519

Re: 6 Days Post Op ........

Thanks all for your kind words.

John, will be thinking of you on the 3rd Feb.

Take Care all, Susan x :D
by Susan Mason
Wed 25 Jan 2012 2:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: 6 Days Post Op ........
Replies: 6
Views: 2519

6 Days Post Op ........

..... well wasnt sure that this day would ever come however, here I am 6 days post op and so far the consultant tells me he is happy with me so far :-) My op date was Weds 18th Jan and I was booked in for a full thickness graft under a GA. Well I arrived as planned for 8am was admitted saw the medic...
by Susan Mason
Wed 25 Jan 2012 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......
Replies: 14
Views: 5882

Re: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......

have started a new thread ........ if you fancy an update :-)
by Susan Mason
Fri 25 Nov 2011 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......
Replies: 14
Views: 5882

Re: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......

had a phone call early this morning, from the hospital. Transplant has been postponed and is now likely to be mid January. All in all a very bad day for me and the family, arriving at mum and dads mid morning today following receiving the call from hospital (Thursday) with a few bits of shopping for...
by Susan Mason
Thu 24 Nov 2011 2:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......
Replies: 14
Views: 5882

Re: Acute Corneal Hydrops x 3 - graft the next option ......

Hello all, thought I should update as I now have some more news. Admission for graft on left eye is Wednesday 30th Nov (decided during April consultants appt I couldn't carry on like this and following several other consultations with the hospital everything put into motion). Cant really say much el...
by Susan Mason
Fri 08 Jul 2011 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: employment
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Re: employment

Hi Yvette

Welcome to the discussion forum. Is your post a question or do you have comments/experiences/advice re your topic.

best wishes

Susan
by Susan Mason
Tue 28 Jun 2011 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do I do
Replies: 9
Views: 3877

Re: What do I do

Hi Alex I have just posted a similar response on another thread however, wanted to comment also on your post. I don't have any magic fix or solution for you, just a few words to let you know you are not alone in your experiences or feelings. Keratoconus for many of us (myself included) can be a very...
by Susan Mason
Tue 28 Jun 2011 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Losing it
Replies: 5
Views: 1709

Re: Losing it

Hi all not a solution, just a few words to let you know you are not alone in your experiences or feelings. Keratoconus for many of us can be a very unpredictable and bumpy journey with many ups and downs and shocks/surprises. Don't give up, be clear at your appointments and make sure your feelings a...

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