Keratoconus- my story by Clare, UK, CXL & more

Normality or Keratoconus? Why not both? Most of the time I like to pretend that I am normal but a few facts give me away: I have never met anyone with eyesight worse than mine I can drive a car but will rarely do so after dark I know from memory the first 3 lines … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story by Clare, UK, CXL & more

Keratoconus- my story by Leonie

Hello everyone, My name is Leonie, I’m a 23 year old Dutch lady and I have Keratoconus. They found out I have this eye disease when I was about 12. I had been wearing sclerals for almost 3 years, when I was 15 I had to get my first corneal transplant or graft. When I … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story by Leonie

Can I clean my contact lenses with tap water?

            NO   NO   and in case you missed it, NO. More than 3 million people in the UK wear contact lenses, but many don't follow the instructions on safe use. Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of eye infections. Failing to follow the instructions raises that risk considerably. A recent … Continue reading Can I clean my contact lenses with tap water?

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- post graft op for cataract by Rae

Hey kc'ers, thanks for reading  this post. This is the latest installment in my keratoconus journey. To recap my graft was in late 2007, I had a rejection episode that was sorted out and I was fitted for a hybrid lens in the grafted eye in 2011. So far so good, but the uncorrected vision … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story- post graft op for cataract by Rae

Keratoconus my story by Y Valentino Nool- The Ureiqn Project

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