Update! Six months since graft (right eye) and Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (left eye).
One of the scariest things about having keratoconus (KC) is being told that 'you might need a corneal graft'........WHAT?! This is an operation in which part of your cornea is removed and replaced with a similar piece of cornea from a donor eye. The cornea is like a window over your eye, in a normal … Continue reading Keratoconus – what is a corneal graft or transplant?
LIFE IN THE MAZE.
How Keratoconus plays with your head..
I won’t go into all the pre graft stuff as it’s the same as everyone, so my story starts in 1987 with my right eye PK graft done by a Mr A Beckinsale at Colchester hospital - his was my first and only uneventful graft for some years until, in 1993 I had my Left … Continue reading Keratoconus – my story, by Ed
November 2010 saw me, having recovered fully from the rejection episode, attempt to get a lens to wear in the grafted eye. Owing to HIGHLY complicated prescription and a huge astigmatism the vision in my grafted left eye was rubbish and still could not be corrected with glasses either. I was a bit fed up … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story by Rae- pt 5 hybrid lens