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?

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

Keratoconus my story – by Simba, 21

Hello I am Simba from South Africa, I am 21 and this is my keratoconus story. That's me with the eye patch in the photo (left)   I started wearing hard contact lenses when I was in Grade 9 (15 years old) and the reason my optometrist gave was that my cornea was ‘rigid’. I … Continue reading Keratoconus my story – by Simba, 21

KERATOCONUS – My story by Wendy pt 1

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

Keratoconus, my story by Rae, part 4, rejection!

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!

CONTACT LENSES FOR KERATOCONUS

UPDATED JAN 2019 Luckily for us, there is a wide choice of contact lenses available for those with keratoconus. Fitting contact lenses on a keratoconic cornea is challenging and time-consuming. You can expect plenty of return visits to fine-tune the fit and the prescription, especially if the keratoconus continues to progress. It's very unlikely that … Continue reading CONTACT LENSES FOR KERATOCONUS