Meibomian gland dysfunction is an oil deficiency in the tears caused by dysfunction of the oily glands known as the Meibomian glands. It is very common condition and a feature of many dry eye syndromes. MGD is often experienced by those with keratoconus, particularly if they wear contact lenses. MGD is also a major cause … Continue reading OUCH! MBD AND DRY EYE – CAUSES AND TREATMENTS
EyePrintPRO™ is an optically clear prosthetic scleral device designed to match the exact contours of the individual eye providing the best vision and comfort possible. The Science Behind EyePrintPRO™ EyePrint Pro uses the very latest 3D scanning technology. Rather than relying on standard lenses and hoping they fit the shape of your eye, it is now possible … Continue reading EYE FINGERPRINTS? WHATEVER NEXT? LEARN ABOUT EYEPRINT PRO
The standalone Amazon Echo gadget heralds the arrival of a new type of device that could be of enormous benefit to many people - in particular, people who have a vision impairment. The Amazon Echo is a button-free, hands-free and eye-free gadget. The Echo is a black column around fifteen inches tall and four inches … Continue reading ALEXA! WHAT TIME IS IT?
RNIB and Ability Net kindly invited us to their recent Volunteer Day in London, to learn about the latest in tech to help visually impaired and blind people. Here's a brief review of the exciting things we saw on the day: RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to … Continue reading Technology For Life
GET INVOLVED, MEET UP WITH KCGB FRIENDS AND HELP RAISE MONEY FOR MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL RESEARCH When: Sunday 4 March 2018 Where: Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, to the London Eye Join hundreds of walkers, human and canine to walk from Moorfields Eye Hospital to the London Eye, and help fundraise to build a world beyond … Continue reading SEE EYE 2 EYE WITH KCGB FRIENDS!
by Jim Kokkinakis Keratoconus can significantly impact one’s life, so answering this question is extremely important for peace of mind. The speed that keratoconus can progress is unique to the individual. What is normal is that keratoconus usually begins during puberty and will usually progress at its quickest up to 25 years of age. Typically … Continue reading How fast does keratoconus progress?
A poem about keratoconus by KCGB member Rebecca Cherrington So You Want To Know?...So you wanna know? So you want to know about it, the disease that is KC I’ll try and explain it to you but it may be a bit hazy! Keratoconus is where your cornea is as thin as ice And everywhere … Continue reading Rebecca Shares Her Words On Keratoconus