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cherishu2
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Location: leicestershire

Postby cherishu2 » Wed 28 Mar 2007 8:32 pm

Tracy Mcgregor
Leicestershire
40 yrs young
Diagnosed 21 yrs ago
Worst was right eye but recently left eye now just as bad.
Awaiting graft

Worst thing is not being able to do things with my kids id like to.
And that i cant learn to drive.

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Lesley Foster
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Vision: Contact lenses
Location: Southam, Warwickshire via Milborne Port, Somerset.

Postby Lesley Foster » Wed 28 Mar 2007 10:40 pm

Name: Lesley.
Age: 51 & 3/4 :)
Location: Warwickshire.
Diagnosed: 1981.
Worst Eye: Left eye.
Worst thing: Losing my independance because I have had to stop driving. Although friends and family don't mind I hate having to rely on other people all the time.
Good thing: I can't see cobwebs :)
Live long and Prosper.

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Alison Fisher
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Vision: Graft(s) and spectacles
Location: Leicester

Postby Alison Fisher » Fri 30 Mar 2007 10:10 am

What about you Eman? What would your answers be? :D
grafts in 1992 and 1996

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David M.
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Postby David M. » Fri 30 Mar 2007 10:39 am

Name: David
Age: 34
Location: York
Diagnosed: 18 years ago, though I'd had it for 3 years prior to that.
Worst eye: Well it was my right but now I'm not so sure.
Surgery: Not yet. Saving up.
Hardest thing about having KC: I would have to say my poor nightvision and the halo rings and 'smudged light effect' around EVERY light/window/tv screen/mirror.....

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Dipesh
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Location: Pinner, Middlesex

Postby Dipesh » Fri 30 Mar 2007 12:00 pm

Name: Dipesh
Age: 33
General Location: Pinner, Middlesex
How long since you were diganosed?: 1998/9
Which eye is your bad eye?: Right eye
Have you had surgery?: Yes, April 2005
Hardest thing: Was when I had Hydrops, having to rely on lens to see.

Good things: Made me stronger as a person.

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Sajeev
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Location: London

Postby Sajeev » Fri 30 Mar 2007 3:31 pm

Alison, you right... I for one think its about give and take... we want answers from you to! :shock:

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Andrew MacLean
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Vision: Other
Location: Scotland

Postby Andrew MacLean » Fri 30 Mar 2007 3:55 pm

Sajeev

Alison already responded!

Name: Alison Fisher
Age: given in her post
General Location: given in her post
How long since you were diagnosed?: etc ...


Andrew
Andrew MacLean

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Sajeev
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Postby Sajeev » Fri 30 Mar 2007 4:00 pm

"What about you Eman? What would your answers be?"

This what i meant... i should have made it more clear.

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Anne B
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Vision: Graft(s) and spectacles
Location: Hertfordshire

Postby Anne B » Fri 30 Mar 2007 5:26 pm

Name: Anne
Age:33
Location: Hertfordshire
How long since you were diagnosed?: 3 years
But first noticed problems when i was 24.
Which eye is your bad eye?: Was my right eye but now my left eye
Have you had surgery?: yes on right eye
Hardest thing: the worry KC brings and trying to sort out child care for when i have a hospital appointments.
Good things: bringing up 3 children while having bad KC and doing a good job at it :D (Well i think i have)
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eman samir
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Keratoconus: Yes, I have KC
Vision: Spectacles
Location: egypt

Postby eman samir » Fri 30 Mar 2007 9:49 pm

Name: eman samir
Age: 22
General Location: Egypt
How long since you were diganosed?: 2.5 years ago
Which eye is your bad eye?: left
Have you had surgery?: no
Hardest thing for you about living with KC?;
_sometimes i really miss the real vision.for me,the use of Rgp lenses is a very difficult mission._______________
for indeed,it is not the eyes that grow blind but it is the hearts which are within the bosoms that grow blind...


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