Can I Drive with Keratoconus?

Life On The Road? Yes you can. As long as you meet the minimum legal requirements wherever you live, and take some simple precautions that will help you. However latest research says that ‘Millions of motorists are driving blind'. Five million motorists have eyesight so poor that they are a danger on the roads, UK … Continue reading Can I Drive with Keratoconus?

Can I wear make up when I have keratoconus?

OK so this one is mostly for the ladies! Many of us like to feel good and use make up to enhance our features- we are often asked- "Can I still wear make up when I have to wear  contact lenses?" or "I had a graft can I still wear make up?" The answer is … Continue reading Can I wear make up when I have keratoconus?

2013 in review – keratoconus blog stats

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2013 in review – keratoconus blog stats

Keratoconus survey- age of diagnosis

How old were you when you were first diagnosed with Keratoconus? Early diagnosis is key, and KC is thought to be a childhood disease. In order for treatments such ac cxl collagen cross linking to be effective, early diagnosis is crucial. New techniques and greater awareness  of the disease make earlier diagnosis more common, which is … Continue reading Keratoconus survey- age of diagnosis

Keratoconus & Dry eye- symptoms, causes & treatments

Keratoconus and dry eye – symptoms causes and treatments No more tears Dry eye syndrome – which affects nearly five million Britons over the age of 45 and, despite its name, leads to more tears. Dry eye can be at best annoying and at worst, painful and irritating. Dry eye syndrome has several varied underlying … Continue reading Keratoconus & Dry eye- symptoms, causes & treatments

Keratoconus my story by Corrina Taylor, UK

I have been an anxious person for as long as I can remember… No, sorry, let me rephrase that, I have had anxiety for as long as I can remember. The difference is that in the core of who I am, I don’t believe I am an anxious person, but that anxiety is a habit … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Corrina Taylor, UK

TODAY IS WORLD SIGHT DAY 2013 #KERATOCONUS

World Sight Day     World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. WSD is co-ordinated by IAPB under the VISION 2020 Global Initiative. The theme, and certain core materials are generated by IAPB. All events are organised independently … Continue reading TODAY IS WORLD SIGHT DAY 2013 #KERATOCONUS