Diagnosis Hi my name is Vicky, at the time of writing I am 29 years old and i have Keratoconus - shortened to KC- I was diagnosed at 17 and at the time I had no idea what KC was and the impact it would have on my life. I guess it must of started … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Victoria
STORY SHARED from The Ureiqn Project 40 minutes past 9am, we’re still waiting for the ophthalmologist. The line is getting longer and the magazines on the lounge are getting less interesting. It’s been weeks since the first time I've been having these headaches and I think it’s my eyes. I’m having astigmatism every time I open eyes. … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Y Valentino Nool- The Ureiqn Project
Transplant time! In my last blog I left you in 2008 when I had just had my Zoomtext installed on my computer at work and they had agreed to let me have extra screen breaks. Well it is now 2012 and nothing has really changed with my eyes and I have just been plodding along … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Wendy, pt 2- transplant time
Keratoconus, you lose! The Start: I was born in 1988. For the first 13 years of my life, I did not know what perfect vision was. It’s like a paradox, how do you know what is the definition of good vision? You can’t try someone else’s eyes for a day. You always see the world … Continue reading keratoconus, my story by Akhil
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Three weeks ago, or nine weeks after my cross-linking surgery, I started to notice more hair than normal in the shower. Then I noticed clumps of hair in my wide tooth comb. Soon enough, the drain in the tub began to clog until I opened it up and found the mother of all hairballs.
Now, I’ve had this happen before. When I first got sick in 2001 with what I was told was fibromyalgia—stay tuned for a possible misdiagnosis post* (see update), my hair started to do the same thing until I lost at least 1/2 of it, if not more. It finally stopped falling out but didn’t grow back to its original thickness until I finally forced a GP to put me on thyroid medication, as my TSH was borderline high. It eventually grew back, but fell out two more times (not as badly) when I switched…
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KERATOCONUS - My story by Wendy Hi I am Wendy from Dunfermline, Fife. This is my keratoconus story. Well it was February 2003 and I had just started a new career with a bank in a customer service/training role and I was noticing more and more how I was struggling to read the computer. I … Continue reading KERATOCONUS – My story by Wendy pt 1
This keratoconus is a long haul eh folks? So for me personally the healing process after the corneal graft was slow. This is normal for me – I bruise really easily and any cuts and bruises take ages to heal- so a corneal graft wasn't going to be any different. This did mean however that wearing lens … Continue reading Keratoconus, my story by Rae, part 4, rejection!